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

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Dendrocalamus exauritus

HABIT Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; inclined at the tip; 300–400 cm long; 10–15 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; 7–18.5 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 3. Branch complement several; in an irregular line. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 5 mm high; lacerate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; spreading, or reflexed. Leaves 5–6 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 1 mm long; pubescent on abaxial surface. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; lanceolate; 10–17.5 cm long; 14–25 mm wide; chartaceous. Leaf-blade venation with 12–14 secondary veins; with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.

INFLORESCENCE Flowering specimens unknown.

DISTRIBUTION Asia-temperate: China.

NOTES Bambuseae. Lin 2002.

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