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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson
© Copyright The Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 600 cm long; 27–45 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; hollow; mid-green; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths green and purple; striped; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1–1.5 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or triangular; erect. Leaves cauline; 1–3 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. 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. Yu & Wang 2002.
Please cite this publication as detailed in How to Cite Version: 3rd February 2016.