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

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Bambusa angustiaurita

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; inclined at the tip; 800–1000 cm long; 30–60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; distally pilose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with appressed hairs; truncate at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles; ciliate on shoulders; shoulders with 3 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3–4 mm high. Culm-sheath blade ovate; narrower than sheath; erect. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8–17 cm long; 10–20 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Lin 2002.

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