A new bamboo species of Dendrocalamus Nees (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) from Yen Bai and Phu Tho provinces, Vietnam

Van Tho NGUYEN & Nian-he XIA

en Adansonia 35 (1) - Pages 55-60

Published on 28 June 2013

A new species of the genus Dendrocalamus Nees (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), D. concaviapiculus N.H.Xia et V.T.Nguyen, sp. nov., is described and illustrated from Yen Bai and Phu Tho provinces, Vietnam. It differs from other related Dendrocalamus species by its 5-veined palea between keels and without any vein, its apex and ligule of culm sheath concave, its culm sheath blade short, and its flexuose basal culm internodes.

Keywords :

Mai dây, Vietnam, new species

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