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

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Phyllostachys circumpilis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 500–700 cm long; 30–45 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; hollow; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths green and purple; obscurely mottled with last colour; without auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 5 mm high; purple; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed; wrinkled. Leaves cauline; 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Yao & Chen.

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