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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; 130 cm long; 6 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete. Culm-nodes glabrous. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one, or three (rarely); solitary. Culm-sheaths persistent; glabrous; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.3 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; erect; hispid. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 11–19 cm long; 25–51 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.
NOTES Arundinarieae. McClure 2002.
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