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

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Sasa oblongula

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 100–150 cm long; 2–4 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 8 cm long; distally glabrous. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary. Culm-sheaths persistent; chartaceous, or coriaceous; glabrous; auriculate; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect; 1.2–2.2 cm long. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or elliptic; 7–9 cm long; 17–26 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Hu 2001.

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