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

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Bambusa surrecta

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; nodding at the tip; 600–1000 cm long; 30–60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 40–50 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; truncate at apex; without auricles; setose on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 3–5 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate, or narrowly ovate; erect; scabrid. Leaves cauline; 10–12 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. 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; 12–18 cm long; 15–23 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Dai 2002.

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