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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; 100–150 cm long; 4–6 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary. Culm-sheaths 8–13.5 cm long; hispid; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; 2.5 cm long. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 12 cm long; hispid. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 18–28 cm long; 47–60 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 20–26 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.
NOTES Bambuseae. Hu 2001.
Please cite this publication as detailed in How to Cite Version: 16th November 2012.