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

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Bambusa basihirsutoides

HABIT Perennial. Culms 800–1000 cm long; 30–70 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 25–32 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous but leaving a persistent girdle; glabrous, or hispid; hairy at the base; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; concave at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs, or curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect; 6 mm wide. Leaves 10–12 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 15–35 cm long; 20–40 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 16–24 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy abaxially.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Lin & Wu 2011.

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