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4. Sinobambusa henryi (McClure) C. D. Chu & C. S. Chao, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 32. 1980.

扛竹 kang zhu

Semiarundinaria henryi McClure, Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 48. 1940; Sinobambusa nandanensis T. H. Wen.

Culms 7–13 m, 3–8 cm in diam.; internodes green, 30–60 cm, glaucous below nodes, initially sparsely hairy, papillate; nodes very prominent; sheath ring corky, initially setose. Culm sheaths basally subtriangular, leathery, initially glaucous, setose, coarsely black glandular hairy, margins dark brown ciliate, apex narrow; auricles variable in size, scabrid; oral setae dark brown to yellow-green, rigid; ligule arched, very short, entire, ciliolate; blade erect, lanceolate, ca. 1/2 as wide as sheath apex, both surfaces glabrous or scabrid, margins coarsely hairy. Leaves 3–5 per ultimate branch; sheath glabrous or sparsely setose, margins ciliolate; auricles fragile, falcate at branchlet base, weak or absent apex; oral setae erect, light yellow; ligule very short, thin, glabrous, sometimes ciliate; blade lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 8–15 × 1.5–2.3 cm, secondary veins 4-paired, margins serrulate, sharply pointed. Inflorescence unknown. New shoots Apr–May.

* Guangdong, Guangxi.


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