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

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Pseudosasa longiligula

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 800 cm long; 50 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 40–56 cm long; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement one, or two, or three. Culm-sheaths coriaceous; pilose; hairy on margins; concave at apex; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; narrower than sheath; erect. Leaves cauline; 4–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 6 cm long; pubescent; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles absent, or falcate. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 8 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 15–22 cm long; 13–30 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10–14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Wen 2002.

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