A new species of Bamboo from Vietnam is described and illustrated. Schizostachyum nghianum is recognized from northern Vietnam, where it occurs at 300 m in Trung Ha Commune, Chiem Hoa District, Tuyen Quang Province. It is distinguished from the closely related S. funghomii and S. pseudolima by sheath apex truncate, bract one, lemma with apical mucro c. 1 mm, the palea apex entire (not bifid) and the filaments.

Bambusoideae, new species, Schizostachyum, Schizostachyum nghianum, taxonomy
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Tran, V. T., Xia, Nianhe, & Nguyen, V. T. (2012). Schizostachyum nghianum (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new species from Vietnam. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 57(3), 300–302.