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

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Racemobambos rupicola

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Culms scandent; pendulous at the tip; 2000 cm long; 20–30 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 25 cm long; distally pilose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three, or several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 16.3–18.5 cm long; chartaceous; glabrous; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 9.8–15 cm long; 13–18 mm wide; glabrous on surface. Leaves cauline; 3–7 per branch. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 10 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear; 5.5–12.5 cm long; 3–5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Papuasia.

NOTES Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.

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