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

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Indosasa lipoensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 800–1000 cm long; 30–40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes channelled; hollow; 30–40 cm long; dark green; scaberulous; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes swollen; with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid; spreading. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; brown; hispid; with tawny hairs; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs; shoulders with 7–9 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 2–3 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect, or spreading; wrinkled; pubescent. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths deciduous; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8–15 cm long; 10–23 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 8–10 secondary veins. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chu & Lan 2002.

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