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

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Bambusa marginata

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; woody. Culm-internodes terete; with small lumen; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 12 cm long; 4 times as long as wide; glabrous. Culm-sheath blade triangular; erect. Leaves cauline; 4–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths keeled; striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or ovate; 8–15 cm long; 25–35 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8–14 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-tropical: Indo-China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Munro 2002.

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