Perennials; culm branching and straggling, 1-2 m long. Blade lanceolate, cordate, margins hispidciliate,
8-12 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide; sheath glabrous, ciliate on margins; ligule a ring of hairs. Panicle
open, 10-20 cm long, axils of branches pilose, lower branches as much as 15 cm long. Spikelets elliptic,
ca. 2.3 mm long; lower glume lanceolate, 5-veined, nearly as long as spikelet; upper glume and lower
lemma equal in length, 5-veined; upper lemma ridged. smooth, shiny, coriaceous.
MIAOLI: Tahu, Suzuki 12399. TAICHUNG: Pahsienshan, Hsu 414. NANTOU: Kuantaochi, Hsu 342.
Tropical southeastern Asia. Taiwan, in plains and hills.
leaf surface 表面: (fla)flat surface
sclerenchyma 厚壁組織: (boscl)(bostr)on both sides of veins as strand or girder
chlorenchyma 葉綠組織: (inrad)somewhat radiate and equal or slightly large than bundle sheath cell in width
bundle sheath 維管束鞘: (nke)bundle sheaths without chloroplast
buliform cells well developed 泡狀細胞發達: mainly appear in adaxial side
with small vein under buliform cells泡狀細胞下有小脈: (fansh)bulliform set shell-shaped or fan -shaped
chlorenchyma cell number between two adjacent veins: 5
chloroplast form in bundle sheath 束鞘細胞內之葉綠體型式: (not)no chloroplast
mestome sheath 內束鞘細胞: (Xyms+)metaxylem pole adjacent with mestome sheath
distance between two adjancent vein 脈間距: 166 micrometer
length/weidth ratio of bundle sheath in LS 束鞘細胞縱面長寬比: 4
chlorenchyma cell shape in LS 葉綠細胞縱面形狀: non -lobed