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

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Bambusa chunii

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1000–1400 cm long; 45–65 mm diam.; woody; with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; glabrous; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs; shoulders with 5–10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 5–7 mm high; dentate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; curly; 5–7 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 9.5–19 cm long; 15–20 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. Chia & Fung 2002.

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