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A new species of woody bamboo found in Xishuangbanna A new species of woody bamboo found in Xishuangbanna
  Bamboos are grasses! Currently about 1200 species are recognized, divided into two main groups: woody and herbaceous bamboos. Dendrocalamus is a woody bamboo genus, with about 27 species distributed in China and several new bamboos belonging to this genus were recently described.   During their fieldwork for checking b...
A new orchid species found in Yunnan A new orchid species found in Yunnan
  Gastrochilus is a small genus in the orchid family, comprising 64 species collectively distributed from China, India, and Sri Lanka through eastern Asia and southern Japan to Indonesia and the Philippines. China is the center of species diversity for the genus, which contains 39 species, 19 of which are believed to be en...
Enjoy lotus flowers in Xihsuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden Enjoy lotus flowers in Xihsuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
  The lotus flower is one of the most remarkable creations of nature. It is significant to the Asian cultures as a symbol of rebirth, purity and life. The lotus is found in different colors, namely, white, red, blue, pink, and purple, and is found in many Asian countries. The Aquatic Garden of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botani...
Amorphophallus virosus N. E. Br in bloom Amorphophallus virosus N. E. Br in bloom
  Amorphophallus virosus N. E. Br (also called corpse flower) comes to flowers in the rainy season in Xishuangbanna. Hundreds of corpse flowers become blooming at the Distinctive Plant Collection of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), which is eye-catching to visitors. Science popularization plates make it easy...
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden in early summer Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden in early summer
  Tropical plants give us the opportunity to enjoy the exotic look of tropical regions. Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical garden (XTBG) is an ideal place to enjoy the colored blooms and elegant foliage tropical plants which are breathtaking in the spring and summer months. Come and enjoy the breathtaking beauty. Welcome!  ...
A new species of Cheirostylis found in limestone forest of Xishuangbanna A new species of Cheirostylis found in limestone forest of Xishuangbanna
  Cheirostylis Blume is characterized by a column with two stelids, two well-separated stigma lobes and connate sepals that form a tube. Among the 55 species in the world, 18 species are reported from China, of which 8 species are believed to be endemic. During their fieldwork in Mengla County of Xishuangbanna, southeaste...
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