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

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Phyllostachys rubromarginata

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150–200 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes semiterete; hollow; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths glabrous, or pilose; hairy at the base; truncate at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or triangular; erect; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pilose. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; erect, or spreading. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2–0.5 cm long; petiole pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4–12 cm long; 11–25 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous; hairless except near base. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. McClure 2002.

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