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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; 100–200 cm long; 4–7 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Lateral branches lacking, or sparse. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; pilose. Leaves 4–9 per branch. Leaf-sheaths puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking, or ciliate; spreading. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 25–30 cm long; 45–60 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous; hairless throughout, or except near base. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.
NOTES Bambuseae. Ind Jap Bam 2002.
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