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

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Ferrocalamus rimosivaginus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 500–700 cm long; 20–40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 50–70 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Culm-sheaths coriaceous; brown; hispid; with dark brown hairs; without auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 1–2 mm high. Culm-sheath blade linear; reflexed; 0.5 cm long. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; deciduous; 10 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base truncate; with a false petiole. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 25–30 cm long; 50–60 mm wide.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Arundinarieae. Fl China 2007.

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