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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson
© Copyright The Board of Trustees, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; robust; 150–200 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; puberulous; with reflexed hairs. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs pubescent, or ciliate; spreading. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong, or ovate; 8–19 cm long; 24–43 mm wide; coriaceous. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.
NOTES Arundinarieae. Ind Jap Bam 2002.
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