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

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Indocalamus inaequilaterus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 100–120 cm long; 6–9 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 25–33 cm long; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Branch complement one. Culm-sheaths persistent; 14–16 cm long; hispid; with white hairs; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; narrower than sheath; spreading, or reflexed; 1.4–2.4 cm long. Leaves cauline; 4–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths keeled; hirsute. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty, or lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong, or ovate; 14–28 cm long; 35–65 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 18–24 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Zhao & Yang 2002.

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