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

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Indosasa parvifolia

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 600 cm long; 35 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 25–40 cm long; dark green; antrorsely scabrous; distally hispid. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three. Culm-sheaths yellow; hispid; auriculate; with obtuse auricles; with 10 mm high auricles; with 5–6 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; constricted at base; erect; pubescent. Leaves 4–7 per branch. Leaf-sheaths deciduous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6–14 cm long; 10–15 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6–8 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chao & Dai 2002.

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