Pseudosasa xishuangbannaensis (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Arundinarieae), a new species from Yunnan, China

Pseudosasa xishuangbannaensis is described and illustrated as a new species of Arundinarieae (the temperate woody bamboos) from southern Yunnan, China. It belongs to Pseudosasa subg. Sinicae. The new species is characterized by glabrous culm leaf sheaths with dense setae at the base, several to many spikelets, and 5–7 glumes, and it can be distinguished… CONTINUE READING