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

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Schizostachyum atrocingulare

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1500 cm long; 20–40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 45–60 cm long; light green, or grey; distally glabrous, or pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid; arising from mid culm. Culm-sheaths deciduous but leaving a persistent girdle; 12.3–13 cm long; pubescent; with white hairs, or tawny hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with 2–4 mm high auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs; shoulders with 11–15 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 8.5–11.5 cm long; 25–35 mm wide. Leaf-sheaths pilose (on keel); hairs tawny. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 12 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; erose. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 15–23 cm long; 25–34 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Malesia.

NOTES Bambuseae. Widjaja 2002.

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