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

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Pleioblastus wuyishanensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 500 cm long; 35 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 33 cm long; distally pruinose. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid; erect. Branch complement several; with subequal branches. Culm-sheaths 1 length of internode; coriaceous; green; hispid; with purple hairs; glabrous on margins, or hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 3.5 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; purple. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed; 2.5–6 cm long. Leaves 3–4 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8–14 cm long; 15–22 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10–12 secondary veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2006.

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