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2. Neomicrocalamus yunnanensis (T. H. Wen) Ohrnberger, Bamboos World Introd. 4: 19. 1997.

云南新小竹 yun nan xin xiao zhu

Racemobambos yunnanensis T. H. Wen, J. Bamboo Res. 5(2): 11. 1986.

Culms scrambling, 6–15 m, 5–10 mm in diam.; internodes 20–60 cm, smaller culms solid or nearly so, white pubescent, densely so below corky nodes. Dominant branches equal in size to culm. Culm sheaths brown scabrous, distally purple-brown spotted, lower portion very tough, upper papery and thin, margins glabrous; ligule inconspicuous, auricles and oral setae absent; blade persistent, erect, acicular, short, ca. 1 cm. Leaf sheaths slightly pubescent, margins ciliate; ligule 1–1.5 mm; auricles absent; oral setae erect to spreading, short; blade lanceolate, 4–7 × 0.8–1.3 cm, glabrous, without tessellation. Flowers unknown.

* S Yunnan (Jinping).


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