Arundo formosana Hack.
  • Bull. Herb. Boissier

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Arundo formosana Hack. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 26 Oct 2021'

General Information

Tufted perennial from a short rhizome. Culms relatively slender, suberect to pendant, 0.6–1.2 m tall, 2–6 mm in diam., with slender clusters of branches from nodes. Leaf sheaths longer than internodes, glabrous; leaf blades 10–25 × 0.5–1.5 cm, margins scabrous, basal part with long silky hairs, apex acuminate; ligule 0.5–1 mm. Panicle 10–30 cm, loosely contracted, light brownish; branches 5–8 cm, ascending. Spikelets 6–10 mm, florets 2–5, uppermost floret much reduced; glumes 3–4 mm, 3-veined, lower glume lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, upper glume lanceolate, acuminate; lemmas narrowly lanceolate, 3.5–6 mm, 5-veined, dorsal hairs 1.5–3 mm, apex subentire to minutely bidentate with 1.5–3 mm awn from sinus, lateral veins shortly extended or not; palea 2/3 length of lemma body. Fl. and fr. Jun–Dec.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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