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

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Neomicrocalamus yunnanensis

HABIT Perennial; pluricaespitose. Rhizomes elongated; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 1500 cm long; 10 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 60 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths deciduous; pubescent; with tawny hairs; glabrous on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1–3 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade inconspicuous, or linear; reflexed. Leaves cauline; 3–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 20–35 cm long; pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4–7 cm long; 8–13 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8 secondary veins; without cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Wen 2002.

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