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Indocalamus tongchunensis K. F. Huang et Z. L. Dai


Description from Flora of China

Culms ca. 1.5 m, ca. 5 mm in diam.; internodes straw-colored, glossy, thinly white powdery; nodes flat. Culm sheaths glossy, mainly glabrous but distally sparsely white hairy and white powdery, margins long brown ciliate; auricles absent or minute; oral setae absent; ligule truncate or arcuate, rigid, margin minutely ciliate or not; blade erect, narrowly triangular, 1–2 × as long as sheath, thin, glabrous, base cordate, amplexicaul. Leaves 3–7 per ultimate branch; sheath glabrous; auricles and oral setae absent; ligule ca. 1.5 mm, rigid, ciliate; blade abaxially pale green, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, ca. 40 × 8 cm, densely pubescent especially along both sides of midrib, adaxially glabrous, secondary veins 12–14 pairs, tessellations rectangular to square. Inflorescence unknown. New shoots Mar–Apr.

* Broad-leaved forests; ca. 800 m. Fujian.


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