TITLE

Sasa veitchii 'Minor.'

AUTHOR(S)
Jaquith, Ned
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Apr2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difficulty of identifying Sasa veitchii "Minor," a form of dwarf, withered-edge bamboo from the genus Sasa found in Japan. Sasaella ramosa and Sasa hayatae are two of the dwarf bamboos commonly mistaken as Sasa veitchii "Minor" because of their pubescent-filled lower leaf surfaces and withered leaf edges. But unlike the latter, their leaf edges are narrowly-colored and usually dries up later in the fall. Both are also resistant to mites and Sasa hayatae is sturdier than Sasa veitchii "Minor."
ACCESSION #
34721348

 

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