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

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Neohouzeaua puberula

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 1000–2000 cm long; 20–40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; pubescent; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; demarcated but persistent; reflexed; glabrous on surface. Leaves 13 per branch. Leaf-sheaths indistinctly veined; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; chartaceous. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

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