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2. Neyraudia fanjingshanensis L. Liu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 9(2): 388. 2002.

梵净山类芦 fan jing shan lei lu

Perennial, caespitose from a short woody rhizome. Culms erect, hard, bamboolike, 0.8–1.2 m tall, 2–3 mm in diam., branched, 5–6-noded, internodes floury-white below nodes. Leaf sheaths pilose with long soft hairs at mouth; leaf blades stiff, 10–20 × 0.2–0.4 cm, apex long acuminate. Panicle large, ca. 30 cm; branches slender, up to 20 cm. Spikelets ca. 4 mm, florets 2 or 3, lowest sterile, resembling glumes; lower glume ca. 1.5 mm, upper glume ca. 2 mm; floret callus bearded; lowest lemma ca. 2 mm, glabrous; second lemma ca. 3 mm, lateral veins ciliate with soft, 1–2 mm hairs, margin shortly ciliate; awn recurved, 1–2 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug–Sep.

* Mountain slopes, streams; ca. 900 m. Guizhou (Fanjing Shan).

This species is apparently known only from the type gathering, which has not been seen.


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