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

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Bambusa mizorameana

HABIT Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1000–1299 cm long; 40–60 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 25–35 cm long; grey. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Culm-sheaths 20–35 cm long; 1.1 times as long as wide; glabrous, or pubescent; with appressed hairs; with yellow hairs, or tawny hairs; auriculate; with 5–15 mm high auricles; with 25 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 4 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade ovate; cordate; 9–10 cm long; 100–110 mm wide; acute. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty; deciduous. Leaf-sheath auricles erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 8–20 cm long; 12–16 mm wide; mid-green and glaucous; discolorous with last colour beneath. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade venation with 8–10 secondary veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: India.

NOTES Bambuseae. Naithani 2011.

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