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This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (N. & N. Central Honshu).

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; robust; 100-200 cm long; 8-13 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; distally glabrous, or pubescent; with reflexed hairs. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; pilose. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous, or pilose. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 20-30 cm long; 40-55 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially, or on both sides. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: eastern Asia.
Reference
Bambuseae. Ind Jap Bam 2002.

Native to:

Japan

Sasa subvillosa Sad.Suzuki appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Jap. J. Bot. 18: 307 (1964)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ohrnberger, D. (1999). The bamboos of the world : annotated nomenclature and literature of the species and the higher and lower taxa: 1-585. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ohrnberger, D. (1999). The bamboos of the world : annotated nomenclature and literature of the species and the higher and lower taxa: 1-585. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0