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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; 10–50 cm long; 3–4 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow. Culm-nodes constricted; glabrous. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary. Leaves 2–4 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 5–8.7 cm long. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty, or lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1–1.5 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.3–0.7 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or elliptic; 7–21 cm long; 14–66 mm wide; light green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with 12–22 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.
NOTES Arundinarieae. Nakai 2002.
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