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Pleioblastus amarus var. hangzhouensis S. L. Chen et S. Y. Chen


Description from Flora of China

Internodes 28–32(–38) cm; culms green-purple, purple spotted, roughly hairy, hairs dense and inverse. Culm sheath purple-green, glossy, not glaucous; auricles absent; blade linear-lanceolate. New shoots late Apr–May.

The plants are used for fencing and supporting vegetables and are grown as ornamentals. The culms are not suitable for weaving.

* Lowlands, small hills. Zhejiang.


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