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

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Pseudosasa nabeshimana

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200–300 cm long; 5–8 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; yellow; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes swollen; glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two, or three, or several. Culm-sheaths persistent; pubescent; with reflexed hairs. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths puberulous; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; deciduous. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 20–30 cm long; 12–23 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Koidzumi 2002.

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