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

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Sinobambusa henryi

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 720 cm long; 36 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid; ascending. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line; with subequal branches. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; brown; hispid; hairy at the base; with erect hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs, or curved hairs; shoulders with 10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect. Leaves cauline; 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; erect, or spreading. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane, or a ciliolate membrane; scaberulous on abaxial surface; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2–0.3 cm long; petiole pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8–15 cm long; 15–23 mm wide; chartaceous; mid-green and light green; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. McCLure 2002.

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