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

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Indocalamus barbatus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; woody. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Branch complement one. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths keeled; hispid; with tubercle-based hairs; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading; 20–30 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 3 mm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 2 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 20–40 cm long; 50–100 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 18–24 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. McClure 2002.

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