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

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Indocalamus bashanensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms 200–300 cm long; 10–15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 38–42 cm long; distally pruinose and pilose. Culm-nodes swollen; with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Culm-sheaths yellow, or brown; pilose; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2–4 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate. Leaves cauline; 6–9 per branch. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; (2–)4–8 mm long; brown; obtuse. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or elliptic; 15–35 cm long; 40–80 mm wide; pruinose. Leaf-blade venation with 10–26 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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