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

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Phyllostachys robustiramea

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 1000 cm long; 60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; hollow; purple; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths green; pilose; without auricles, or auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 2–3 mm high; green; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or triangular; erect; wrinkled. Leaves cauline; 2 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 4–6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. 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. Chen & Yao 2002.

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