1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Acidosasa C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao
      1. Acidosasa brilletii (A.Camus) C.S.Chao & Renvoize

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Vietnam.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 12-19 cm long; 12-18 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 8-10 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels 5-40 mm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 10-17 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 40-100 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 5-6 mm long; pubescent; hairy at tip.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 10-17 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 40-100 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 5-6 mm long; pubescent; hairy at tip.
    Glume
    Glumes several; 3 empty glumes; persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; 5 mm long; chartaceous; without keels; 7-9 -veined. Lower glume margins ciliate. Lower glume apex acute; mucronate. Upper glume lanceolate, or ovate; 12 mm long; chartaceous; without keels; 11-13 -veined. Upper glume margins ciliolate. Upper glume apex acute; mucronate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong, or ovate; 15-18 mm long; chartaceous; without keel; 15-19 -veined. Lemma lateral veins with cross-veins. Lemma apex obtuse; mucronate. Palea 11-14 mm long; 2 -veined. Palea keels scaberulous. Palea apex obtuse. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; ciliate. Anthers 6; anther tip smooth. Stigmas 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; apex unappendaged.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Camus 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Acidosasa brilletii (A.Camus) C.S.Chao & Renvoize appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 44: 351 (1989)

    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.
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    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