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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; 50–100 cm long; 3–5 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes unequal, the lower longer; terete; distally mealy. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; pilose; hairy above. Culm-sheath ligule ciliate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; 3 cm long. Leaf-sheaths pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 20 cm long; 40 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 16 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.
NOTES Bambuseae. Hu 2001.
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