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

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Neomicrocalamus andropogonifolius

HABIT Perennial; pluricaespitose. Rhizomes elongated; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 1200 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 50 cm long. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths glabrous. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous. Leaves cauline; 6–7 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or ovate; 4–7 cm long; 10–15 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation without cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: India.

NOTES Bambuseae. Fl Bhutan 2002.

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