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

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Cephalostachyum mannii

HABIT Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; slender; 1000 cm long; 8 mm diam.; wiry and woody. Culm-internodes 90 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Culm-sheaths tardily deciduous; 30–40 cm long; hispid; with dark brown hairs. Culm-sheath blade linear; as wide as sheath at base; 25 cm long; mucronate. Leaf-sheaths striately veined; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 20 cm long; 20 mm wide; chartaceous; glaucous. Leaf-blade venation with 10 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; filiform.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India.

NOTES Bambuseae. Seeeth. & Kumar 2002.

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