Atractantha falcata


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Bambusoideae
Tribus: Bambuseae
Subtribus: Arthrostylidiinae
Genus: Atractantha
Species: A. amazonica – A. aureolanata – A. cardinalis – A. falcata – A. radiata

Source(s) of checklist: 


  • Atractantha McClure, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 9: 42 (1973)
  • Type species: Atractantha radiata  McClure, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 9: 50 (1973)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2011. World checklist of selected plant families published update. Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reference page


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