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

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Dendrocalamus longiauritus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms pendulous at the tip; 1000–1400 cm long; woody; 40 -noded. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 30–50 cm long; mid-green, or glaucous; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid; arising from mid culm. Buds or branches absent from lower quarter of culm. Branch complement many; with subequal branches, or 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths coriaceous; glaucous; hispid; with tawny hairs, or black hairs; truncate at apex; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 6–8 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 7–9 mm high; purple; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed; 6 cm long; 9 mm wide; pubescent and with ciliate margins. Leaves 4–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or elliptic; 23–35 cm long; 30–50 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Chen et al 2015.

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