GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora


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

© Copyright The Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Neohouzeaua coradata

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 900–1300 cm long; 20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 40–60 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement one. Culm-sheaths deciduous; pubescent; with appressed hairs; with yellow hairs; auriculate; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade narrowly ovate, or ovate; glabrous on surface. Leaves 9–13 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 4.5 cm long; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs bearded; 13 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 14–23 cm long; 25–35 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 16–18 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Wen & Dai 2002.

Please cite this publication as detailed in How to Cite Version: 3rd February 2016.