J Syst Evol ›› 2007, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (5): 686-692.DOI: 10.1360/aps06209

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A new species of Thamnocalamus and supplementary description for Fargesia grossa from Xizang, China

1 2YI Tong‐Pei, 1SHI Jun‐Yi, 2MA Li‐Sha   

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

    2(Dujiangyan Campus, Sichuan Agricultural University, Dujiangyan, Sichuan 611830, China)ytongpei@yahoo.com.cn
  • Received:2006-12-27 Published:2007-09-18

Abstract: Thamnocalamus unispiculatus Yi & J. Y. Shi, a new species of the Bambusoideae from southern Xizang, China, is described and illustrated. It is the first flowering and fruiting species of Thamnocalamus collected in China. It is distinguished from other species of Thamnocalamus by each spathe enclosing one spikelet and stigmas 2. The supplementary description of flowers and fruits of Fargesia grossa Yi was also given.

Key words: Thamnocalamus, Thamnocalamus unispiculatus Yi & J. Y. Shi, new species, Fargesia grossa, supplement, Xizang, China