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

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Schizostachyum aequiramosum

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1000–1200 cm long; 50–80 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 65–130 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid; arising from upper culm. Culm-sheaths persistent, or tardily deciduous; without auricles; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; reflexed. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; 6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 12.6–24.4 cm long; 25–46 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; puberulous; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Malesia.

NOTES Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.

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