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

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Phyllostachys carnea

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 250 cm long; 14–15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; hollow; 22 cm long; scaberulous; distally mealy. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths red; concolorous; glabrous; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1–1.5 mm high; reddish; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect. Leaves cauline; 2–3 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; deciduous. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear; 6–9 cm long; 6–12 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Yi & Wang 2002.

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