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

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Dendrocalamus liboensis

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; pendulous at the tip; 1200–1500 cm long; 60–90 mm diam.; woody; with aerial roots from the nodes. Culm-internodes terete; hollow; 32–36 cm long; distally mealy and pilose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 30–36 cm long; coriaceous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with dark brown hairs; auriculate; with 2 mm high auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 5–10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 2–3 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; constricted at base; reflexed; 12 cm long; 15 mm wide; pubescent. Leaves 3–9 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 8–40 cm long; 15–85 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12–24 secondary veins. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Hsueh & Li 2002.

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