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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Guangxi).

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200 cm long; 5 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 15-22 cm long. Culm-nodes flush with internodes. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Bud complement 1. Branch complement one; solitary. Culm-sheaths 0.33-0.5 length of internode; pubescent; auriculate; with 3 mm high auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs; shoulders with 8-10 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 0.3 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect, or spreading; 1.3-3.5 cm long; 2-5 mm wide. Leaves 2-3 per branch. Leaf-sheaths pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading; 10-13 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.3 mm long. Leaf-blade base cuneate; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5-0.8 cm long; petiole pubescent. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or elliptic; 15-20 cm long; 30-42 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 16-18 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering specimens unknown.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Chu & Chao 2002.

Native to:

China Southeast

Sasa tomentosa C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Nanjing Technol. Coll. Forest Prod. 1981(3): 35 (1981)

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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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