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11. Pseudosasa wuyiensis S. L. Chen & G. Y. Sheng, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 11(4): 46. 1991.

武夷山茶秆竹 wu yi shan cha gan zhu

Culms 2.5–3.5 m, ca. 8 mm in diam.; internodes basally grooved above branches, with light powdery traces, black powdery below nodes; nodes weakly raised; sheath base persistent; intranode ca. 4 mm. Culm sheaths purple spotted, glabrous, occasionally sparsely setose at base, margins ciliate; auricles and oral setae absent; ligule arcuate, 3–4 mm, nearly glabrous; blade reflexed, narrowly linear-lanceolate, ca. 1/2 as wide as sheath apex, both surfaces puberulous, base slightly constricted, margin serrulate, apex acute. Leaves 3 or 4 per ultimate branch; sheath densely glaucous, hairy at base, margin ciliolate; auricles and oral setae absent; ligule acute or arcuate, ca. 3 mm; pseudopetiole ca. 3 mm; blade narrowly lanceolate, 11–17 × 0.6–0.7 cm, abaxially densely puberulous, base broadly cuneate, margins spinescently serrulate, apex tapering, long acuminate. Inflorescence unknown. New shoots Jun.

* Valley slopes. N Fujian (Wuyi Shan).

This species might be better included within Pseudosasa maculi-fera.


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