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Dendrocalamus sinicus

Description from Flora of China

Culms 20–30 m, 20–30 cm in diam.; internodes 17–22 cm. Culm sheaths deciduous or persistent, initially yellow-green, thickly leathery; auricles absent; ligule ca. 6 mm; blade erect. Leaf sheaths initially slightly hairy, becoming glabrous; ligule 1.5–2 mm; blade 20–40 × 4–6.5 cm. Pseudospikelets 1 or more. Spikelets 30–35 × 6.5–7.5 mm; florets 5 or 6. Glumes 1.2–1.5 cm, abaxially slightly hairy, apex mucronate; lemma 17–25 mm; palea 5-veined between keels, apex bifid. Filaments 1.5–3 cm; anthers 8–12 mm. Style long; stigma 1. Fruit unknown.

* 600–1000 m. Yunnan.


 

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