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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sasa pygmaea (Miq.) Rehder, Man. Cult. Trees: 71 (1927).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Pleioblastus fortunei (Van Houtte) Nakai, J. Jap. Bot. 9: 232 (1933).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Bambusa pygmaea Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2: 286 (1866).

Arundarbor pygmaea (Miq.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 761 (1891).

Arundinaria pygmaea (Miq.) Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 13: 319 (1899).

Arundinaria variabilis var. pygmaea (Miq.) Makino in M.Honda, Descr. Prod. For. Jap.: 38 (1900), not validly publ.

Arundinaria variegata f. pubescens Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 26: 16 (1912).

Sasa variegata f. pubescens (Makino) E.G.Camus, Bambusées: 22 (1913).

Pleioblastus variegatus f. pubescens (Makino) Makino, J. Jap. Bot. 3: 23 (1926).

Pleioblastus variegatus var. pygmaeus (Miq.) Makino & Nemoto, Fl. Japan, ed. 2: 1380 (1931).

Pleioblastus pygmaeus (Miq.) Nakai, Sci. Educ. (Tokyo) 15(6): 70 (1932).

Pleioblastus pubescens (Makino) Nakai, J. Jap. Bot. 9: 219, 221 (1933), nom. superfl.

Nipponocalamus pygmaeus (Miq.) Nakai, J. Jap. Bot. 18: 362 (1942).

Pleioblastus fortunei f. pubescens (Makino) Muroi, Take Sasa: 102 (1977).

Pleioblastus shibuyanus f. pubescens (Makino) Sad.Suzuki, Hikobia 8: 66 (1977).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova