1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Acidosasa C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao
      1. Acidosasa lingchuanensis (C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao) Q.Z.Xie & X.Y.Chen

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 200-400 cm long; 20-30 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 30-40 cm long; scaberulous; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths green; hispid; with tawny hairs; hairy on margins; auriculate; with acute auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with straight hairs; shoulders with 10-15 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule entire, or ciliolate. Culm-sheath blade linear; spreading, or reflexed. Leaves 3-5 per branch. Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 6.5-14 cm long; 10-23 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 10 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; scanty; lax; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 8-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 80-110 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 4-5 mm long.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 8-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 80-110 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 4-5 mm long.
    Glume
    Glumes several; persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; 10 mm long; 5 mm wide; chartaceous; without keel; 9-11 -veined. Palea keels ciliate. Palea apex obtuse. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 6; 5 mm long. Stigmas 3. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Chu & Chao 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Acidosasa lingchuanensis (C.D.Chu & C.S.Chao) Q.Z.Xie & X.Y.Chen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 13: 74 (1993)

    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