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

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Pleioblastus solidus

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 400–500 cm long; 15–20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 24–33 cm long; light green; distally pruinose and pubescent. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths persistent; green; pilose; with white hairs; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Leaves cauline; 2–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 11–18 cm long; 17–21 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10–14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chen 2002.

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