Plant Diversity ›› 2014, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (05): 581-583.DOI: 10.7677/ynzwyj201414003

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A New Species of Gigantochloa Kurz ex Munro (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) from Yunnan Province, China

ZENG Yi-1、2, XIA Nian-He-1, LIN Ru-Shun-1   

  1. 1 Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, China; 2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
  • Received:2014-01-06 Online:2014-09-25 Published:2014-03-26


A new species of Gigantochloa Kurz ex Munro, Gigantochloa callosa NH. Xia, Y. Zeng & RS. Lin was described and illustrated. It is differed from Gparvifolia (Brandis ex Gamble) TQ. Nguyen by its smaller size; culm sheath proper covered with both dark brown and silvery appressed hairs abaxially; ligules 2-3mm tall, entire; leafligules 2-3mm tall, entire; one side of the apex of leaf sheath developed into a 2-3mm long, thin, scalelike callus.

Key words: Bambusoideae, Gigantochloa, New species, Gigantochloa callosa

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