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

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Pleioblastus truncatus

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200 cm long; 8 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 36 cm long; mid-green; distally pilose. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 0.33–0.5 length of internode; coriaceous; green, or brown; pubescent; truncate at apex; without auricles, or auriculate. Culm-sheath ligule ciliate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect; acuminate. Leaves 1–2 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 4.5–7 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent, or erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10–22 cm long; 15–32 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 14–16 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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