By Henry Williamson

Donkey Boy (1952) used to be the second one access in Henry Williamson's fifteen-volume A Chronicle of historic Sunlightspanning the years from the overdue Victorian interval to the second one international conflict. It tells of Richard Maddison's first-born Phillip, nicknamed 'donkey boy' simply because his existence was once kept in infancy via being fed with ass's milk. The boy grows up within the Edwardian period, anything of a misfit, at odds along with his father.

'With amazing ability and precision [Williamson] rebuilds the surroundings of the past... [he] appears engaged in a mystery whose instalments might be trusted to animate an entire component of social history.' Spectator

'Williamson's sort is romantic, although infrequently sentimental, and his sensuous reaction to nature is clean and surprising.' Anthony Burgess, Ninety-Nine Novels: the simplest in English seeing that 1939

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D. S. Chao in Bamb. Res. 1, 1981: 31, fig. J. J. Shen, Bamb. China, 1987: 70, 71. 9 Common names: Suanzhu (Chinese), meaning sour bamboo. 9 Features: 8 m / 3 - 5 cm / fl(+) 9 Distribution: CHINA: Guangdong: Yangchun Xian: Hewei Shan, at 700 m altitude. Acidosasa dayongensis YI 9 Taxonomic and nomenclatural references: Acidosasa dayongensis Yi in Bull. Bot. Res. 6 (4), 1986: 25, fig. 1; type: Yi Tongpei 85404 (SCFS) 9 Common names: Dayong Suanzhu (Chinese), meaning Dayong sour bamboo. 9 Features: 5 - 11 m / (2) 5 - 7 cm / fl(-) 9 Distribution: CHINA: Hunan: Dayong Xian, 500850 m altitude, in evergreen broad-leaved forest.

Sin. 7, 1936: 1270; type: HandeI-Mazzetti 9343 Yushania rnegalothyrsa (HandeI-Mazzetti) Wen in J. Bamb. Res. 6 (3), 1987: 34, "Yusharia"; Ohmberger, Bamb. World Gen. S. D. Chu in J. Nanjing Techn. Coll. For. Prod. 1981 (3), 1981:44, "megalothyrsa" Monocladus mega/othyrsus (HandeI-Mazzetti) Yi in J. Bamb. Res. Z. Li & al. in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 33 (6), 1995: 600, fig. 1, "megathyrsa" 9 Spelling variants: Arundinaria megalochyrsa; Indocalamus megalochyrsus (typographical error); Indocalamus megalothyrsa (orthographical error), Gaoligongshania megathyrsa.

Z. Li, HSUEH & N. H. Ferrocalamus rimosivaginus WEN 9 Taxonomic and nomenclatural references: Ferrocalarnus tirnosivaginus Wen in J. Bamb. Res. 3 (2), 1984: 26, fig. 2; type: Yunnan, Jinping, Chen G. K 01 (ZJFI) 9 Common names: Lietuo Tiezhu (Chinese). Z. Li (in Acta Bot. Yunnan. 16 (1), 1994: 42). 9 Distribution: CHINA: Yunnan: Jinping Xian. Ferrocalamus strictus HSUEH & P. C. C. Keng in J. Bamb. Res. 1 ( 2 ) , 1982: 137, 136, fig. Z. Li & al. in Acta Phytotax. Sin. Z. Li & al. 9 Tribal assignment: trib.

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