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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: Actinocladum
Species: A. verticillatum

Actinocladum F.A.McClure ex Soderstr., Amer. J. Bot. 68: 1201 (1981)
monotypic taxon


McClure, F.A. (1981) American Journal of Botany 68(9): 1201.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Actinocladum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Actinocladum. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27. 2013. Actinocladum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 27.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Actinocladum. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2013.

Actinocladum is a South American genus of bamboo in the grass family.[2]


The only known species is Actinocladum verticillatum.[1] The species is widespread across Bolivia and much of Brazil.[3][4][5][6]
See also

List of Poaceae genera


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Soderstrom, Thomas Robert. 1981. Observations on a fire-adapted bamboo of the Brazilian cerrado, Actinocladum verticillatum (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). American Journal of Botany 68(9): 1200–1211.
Killeen, T. J. & T. S. Schulenberg. 1998. A biological assessment of Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado, Bolivia. RAP Working Papers 10: 1–372
Filgueiras, T. S. & A. P. Santos-Gonçalves. 2004. A checklist of the basal grasses and bamboos in Brazil (Poaceae). Journal of the American Bamboo Society 18(1): 7–18.
Filgueiras, T. S. 1991. A floristic analysis of the Gramineae of Brazil's Distrito Federal and a list of the species occurring in the area. Edinburgh J. Bot. 48: 73–80
Renvoize, S. A. 1998. Gramíneas de Bolivia1–644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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