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Acidosasa is a genus of East Asian bamboo in the grass family.

Acidosasa notata
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Arundinarieae
Subtribe: Arundinariinae
Genus: Acidosasa
Chu & Chao ex Keng f. 1982
Type species
Acidosasa chinensis
Chu & Chao ex Keng f.
  • Metasasa W.T.Lin
  • Acidosasa Chu & Chao 1979, not validly published

Acidosasa is found primarily in Southern China, with 1 species in Vietnam. Its name is formed from Latin acidum ("sour") and Sasa (another bamboo genus), referring to its edible shoots. Young shoots of the plants are preserved by the local population.

  1. Acidosasa breviclavataGuangdong
  2. Acidosasa brilletiiVietnam
  3. Acidosasa chienouensisFujian, Hunan
  4. Acidosasa chinensisGuangdong
  5. Acidosasa edulisFujian
  6. Acidosasa guangxiensisGuangxi
  7. Acidosasa lingchuanensisGuangxi
  8. Acidosasa nanunicaChongqing, Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang
  9. Acidosasa notataFujian, Jiangxi
  10. Acidosasa purpureaGuangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan
  11. Acidosasa venustaGuangdong
formerly included

see Indosasa Oligostachyum Pleioblastus Pseudosasa

  • Acidosasa bilamina – Oligostachyum spongiosum
  • Acidosasa denigrata – Pseudosasa hindsii
  • Acidosasa gigantea – Indosasa gigantea
  • Acidosasa heterolodicula – Oligostachyum scabriflorum
  • Acidosasa lentiginosa – Pleioblastus maculatus
  • Acidosasa macula – Oligostachyum scabriflorum
  • Acidosasa paucifolia – Pseudosasa pubiflora

See also