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

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Indocalamus chishuiensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 100 cm long; 3–5 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 5–15 cm long; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Branch complement one, or two. Culm-sheaths persistent; 5–7 cm long; coriaceous; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 0.2–0.5 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; erect, or reflexed; 0.25–2 cm long. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1–2 mm long. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.3–0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 13–18 cm long; 20–30 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12–14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface papillose; rough abaxially; glabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Yang & Hsueh 2002.

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