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GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
W.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson
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HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; robust; 100–200 cm long; 8–13 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; distally glabrous, or pubescent; with reflexed hairs. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; pilose. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous, or pilose. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 20–30 cm long; 40–55 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially, or on both sides. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.
DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.
NOTES Arundinarieae. Ind Jap Bam 2002.
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