J Syst Evol ›› 2007, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (5): 693-695.DOI: 10.1360/aps06102

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Indocalamus jinpingensis T. P. Yi & J. Y. Shi, a new species of the Gramineae from South Yunnan, China

1 2YI Tong-Pei, 1SHI Jun-Yi, 2MA Li-Sha, 2YANG Lin, 1WANG Hai-Tao   

  1. 1 (Southwest Flower Research Center, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Kunming 650224, China)

    2(Dujiangyan Campus, Sichuan Agricultural University, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 611830, China)
  • Received:2006-06-21 Published:2007-09-18

Abstract: A new species of the genus Indocalamus (Gramineae) from South Yunnan, China, I. jinpingensis Yi & J. Y. Shi, is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to I. victorialis Keng f. in habit, but differs by branch solitary at each node of culm, internodes solids or nearly solids, infranode densely covered with a ring of pale tomentum, not striped, intranode densely pale tomentose, culm-node very swollen on one side; culm-sheaths glabrous or sparsely brown adpressedly tuberculate hispidulous, pubescent at base; leaves 4–5 at ultimate branchlets, leaf-sheaths lossy when fresh, violet near apex, blades with 9–12 lateral veins on each side.

Key words: Indocalamus, Indocalamus jinpingensis Yi & J. Y. Shi, Gramineae, new species, Yunnan, China.