A New Cultivar, Dendrocalamus brandisii ‘Manxie Tianzhu’ from Dendrocalamus ‘Brandisii’
Sun Maosheng1, Zhang Xingbo2, Shi Junyi3, Zhou Dequn4, Yao jun3, Shen Jinhui2
1. Southwest Forestry University, Kunming 650224, China; 2. Pu'er Asia Bamboo and Rattan Exposition, Pu'er 665000, Yunnan, China; 3. Flower Research and Development Center of Southwest China, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Kunming 650224, China; 4. Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650500, China
Abstract：Dendrocalamus brandisii ‘Manxie Tianzhu’, belonging to Dendrocalamus brandisii (Munro) Kurz in the genus of Dendrocalamus Nees, Bambusoideae, was found in 1998 from the cultivated populations of D. ‘Brandisii’. This cultivar was cultivated from D. ‘Brandisii’ through further selection, separation and cultivation. The key differences between D. ‘Manxie Tianzhu’ and the cultivated form of D. ‘Brandisii’ include that the culms of D. ‘Manxie Tianzhu’ are more taller and bigger than the ones of D. ‘Brandisii’, with 15-20 m in height, 10-16 cm in diameter. The culm tips prolapsed. The secondary branches envelop in turn the main branches. The culms are green at the early stage. The bamboo shoot production can reach more than 7 500-9 000 kg/ha. The culms of D. ‘Brandisii’ is relatively smaller than D. ‘Manxie Tianzhu’, with 10-15 m in height and 10-12 cm in diameter. The culm tips are extremely pendulous. The secondary branches do not envelop the main branches. The culms appear reddish brown to bright yellow at the early stage. The bamboo shoot production is under 4 500-6 000 kg/ha.
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Sun Maosheng, Zhang Xingbo, Shi Junyi, Zhou Dequn, Yao jun, Shen Jinhui. A New Cultivar, Dendrocalamus brandisii ‘Manxie Tianzhu’ from Dendrocalamus ‘Brandisii’. World Bamboo and Rattan, 2018, 16(4): 47-49.