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

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Sinobambusa yixingensis

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 300 cm long; 17 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes channelled; 40–47 cm long. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths green and purple; striped; hispid; with tawny hairs; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; 2.5 cm long. Leaves cauline; 1–3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths deciduous; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7–14 cm long; 13–20 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Chao & Xiao 2002.

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