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W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson

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Fargesia wuliangshanensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; erect at the tip; 300–700 cm long; 15–25 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen, or solid; striate; distally mealy. Lateral branches dendroid; erect, or ascending. Bud complement 1. Branch complement several, or many; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; 18–28 cm long; 4 times as long as wide; coriaceous; yellow; hispid; with appressed hairs; with yellow hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 2–5 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1–3 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; reflexed; 1.5–3.5 cm long; 3.5–4.5 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves 3–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 2.8–3.7 cm long; glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 3–6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; purple. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.15–0.25 cm long. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 4–9.5 cm long; 5–12 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–8 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Yi 2002.

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