1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Acidosasa C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao
      1. Acidosasa edulis (T.H.Wen) T.H.Wen

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 1200 cm long; 60 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 25-40 cm long; distally glabrous. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three. Culm-sheaths hispid; with dark brown hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 3-4 mm high; ciliate. Culm-sheath blade linear, or lanceolate; reflexed; scabrid. Leaves 4-5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths 50-55 cm long; striately veined; glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 11-18 cm long; 17-28 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 12-14 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous; hairless throughout. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Camus 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Acidosasa edulis (T.H.Wen) T.H.Wen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bamboo Res. 7(1): 31 (1988)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

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

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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