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

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Pleioblastus altiligulatus

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200–500 cm long; 15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 24 cm long; glaucous; smooth; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths green; glabrous; hairy on margins; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; green. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 3.5 mm long. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or elliptic; 12–17 cm long; 14–25 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10–14 secondary veins. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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