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

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Fargesia angustissima

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short (neck 1–3cm); pachymorph. Culms 400–700 cm long; 10–20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 28–35 cm long; ridged; distally mealy. Culm-nodes with distinct supra-nodal ridge. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; in a horizontal line. Culm-sheaths persistent; coriaceous; hispid; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs, or curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear; deciduous; reflexed. Leaves 3–5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pilose. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; erect, or spreading; 2–3 mm long; pale. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 3.4–9.5 cm long; 3–7 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 4–6 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins serrulate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2007.

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