Dendrocalamus khoonmengii, a new bamboo species (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) from peninsular Thailand

Authors

  • Sarawood Sungkaew Formerly Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University
  • Atchara Teerawatananon Formerly Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland Thailand Natural History Museum, National Science Museum, Techno polis
  • John A.N. Parnell Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin
  • Soejatmi Dransfield The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Chris M.A. Stapleton The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Trevor R. Hodkinson Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

Keywords:

Dendrocalamus khoonmengii, Poaceae, bamboo, Bambusoideae, new taxa, peninsular Thailand

Abstract

Dendrocalamus khoonmengii Sungkaew, A. Teerawatananon & Hodk., a forest bamboo from Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in peninsular Thailand is described as a new species. It appears to be closely related to three species from peninsular Malaysia on the basis of culm sheath and leaf blade characters. A species description and an illustration are provided.

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Sarawood Sungkaew, Formerly Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University

Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Atchara Teerawatananon, Formerly Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland Thailand Natural History Museum, National Science Museum, Techno polis

Thailand Natural History Museum, National Science Museum, Techno polis, Pathum Thani, Thailand.

John A.N. Parnell, Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Soejatmi Dransfield, The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, England.

Chris M.A. Stapleton, The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, England.

Trevor R. Hodkinson, Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

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Published

2014-11-25

How to Cite

Sungkaew, S., Teerawatananon, A., Parnell, J. A., Dransfield, S., Stapleton, C. M., & Hodkinson, T. R. (2014). Dendrocalamus khoonmengii, a new bamboo species (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) from peninsular Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (35), 98–102. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiForestBulletin/article/view/25199

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