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

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Neololeba glabra

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms leaning; pendulous at the tip; 500–800 cm long; 5–10 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 40 cm long; antrorsely scabrous; distally glabrous, or pilose. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths persistent; 5–6 cm long; 2 times as long as wide; pubescent; with white hairs, or tawny hairs; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 7 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; narrower than sheath; erect; 2.5–4 cm long; 4–19 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 12 mm long; glabrous on abaxial surface. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base truncate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 19.5–27.4 cm long; 22–30 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Papuasia.

NOTES Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.

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