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

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Indocalamus emeiensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 100 cm long; 3–6 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; distally hispid; with reflexed hairs. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Culm-sheaths hispid; hairy at the base; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 10–20 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate, or triangular. Leaves cauline; 1–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pubescent; hairs white. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate; 1 mm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 30 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.3–0.7 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 1.2–8.5 cm long; 8–41 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 13–29 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chu & Chao 2002.

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