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

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Oligostachyum hupehense

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200–300 cm long; 15–20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 25–30 cm long; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches dendroid; ascending. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; convex at apex; auriculate; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5–1 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect. Leaves cauline; 5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths hispid; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5–2 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6–17 cm long; 8–17 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 6 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Lin 2002.

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