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

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Bambusa diaoluoshanensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; nodding at the tip; 1000 cm long; 40–50 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots, or with aerial roots from the nodes, or with root thorns from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; 26–29 cm long; distally hispid. Lateral branches dendroid; erect. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with unequal auricles; with 5 mm wide auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with curved hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3 mm high; ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade triangular; constricted at base; erect; scabrid. Leaves cauline. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 7.5–16 cm long; 13–18 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; densely hairy; 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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