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

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Phyllostachys lofushanensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200 cm long; 20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; grey; distally pruinose. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge; pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths chartaceous; pubescent; hairy at the base; truncate at apex; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect; flat, or wrinkled. Leaves cauline; (1–)2 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; erect. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7–10 cm long; 10–16 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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