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

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Pleioblastus yixingensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 300–500 cm long; 12–20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 17–18 cm long; light green; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three, or several. Culm-sheaths persistent; green; pilose; with purple hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 5–10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; spreading, or reflexed; pubescent. Leaves cauline; 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading. Leaf-sheath auricles absent, or falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.3 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 13–20 cm long; 20–27 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12–14 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chen & Chen 2002.

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