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

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Gelidocalamus subsolidus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150–250 cm long; 8–10 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 12–20 cm long; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Culm-nodes flush with internodes; pubescent. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths deciduous; brown; concolorous; pubescent; with white hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect. Leaves cauline; 1–2 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 8.5–11 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 13–24 cm long; 20–35 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12–14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Lin & Feng 2002.

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