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

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Shibataea chiangshanensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 50 cm long; 2 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 7–12 cm long; brown. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; red; pubescent; with white hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high. Leaves cauline; 1 per branch; with sheath almost obsolete. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6–8 cm long; 12–23 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Wen 2002.

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