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Taiwan Gramineae | Family List | Poaceae | Saccharum

Saccharum sinensis Roxb., Pl. Coromand. 3. pl. 232. 1818. Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 689. 1978.


Saccharum sinensis
leaf cs section

Credit: cs kuoh

Culms stout, solid, juicy, up to 3 m high, white silky hairy below the inflorescence. Blade glabrous, 4-6 cm wide, midrib stout and white; ligule membranous, truncate, about 2 mm long; sheath longer than the internode, imbricate. Panicle very large, about 60 cm long, main axis white, silky-hairy; rachis and pedicel swollen at the tip; margins of the rachis long, ciliated, 6-10 mm long; pedicel glabrous, 3-4 mm long. Spikelets paired, monomorphic, the one pedicellate and the other sessile; sessile spikelet about 4.5 mm long; callus silvery, long soft hairy, the hairs 2-3 times as long as the spikelet; lower glume lanceolate., margins membranous and ciliate, 2-keeled, 4-nerved; upper glume 3-nerved, boat-shaped; lower lemma 1-nerved, oblong-lanceolate; upper lemma about 3 mm long; upper palea about 2 mm long; anthers about 1.5 mm long.

Cultivated in Taiwan.

leaf surface 表面: (fla)flat surface

sclerenchyma 厚壁組織: (boscl)(bostr)on both sides of veins as
strand or girder

chlorenchyma 葉綠組織: (radia)cells radiate and lesser than
bundle sheath cell in width

bundle sheath 維管束鞘: (dko)two bundle sheaths the outer one
with conspicuous chloroplast

buliform cells well developed 泡狀細胞發達: mainly appear in adaxial side

with small vein under buliform cells泡狀細胞下有小脈: (bcarc)bulliform cell with colorless cells
form an arc-shape

chlorenchyma cell number between two adjacent veins: 2

chloroplast form in bundle sheath 束鞘細胞內之葉綠體型式: (out)large amount and in centrifugal site

mestome sheath 內束鞘細胞: (Xyms+)metaxylem pole adjacent with
mestome sheath

distance between two adjancent vein 脈間距: 125 micrometer

length/weidth ratio of bundle sheath in LS 束鞘細胞縱面長寬比: 3

chlorenchyma cell shape in LS 葉綠細胞縱面形狀: lobed


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