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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: Atractantha
Species: A. amazonica – A. aureolanata – A. cardinalis – A. falcata – A. radiata
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Atractantha in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 August 18. Reference page.

Name

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

Distribution
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
References
Primary references

McClure, F.A. (1973) Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 9: 42, f. 21–23.

Additional references

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.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Atractantha in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Atractantha. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
Tropicos.org 2013. Atractantha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Atractantha. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.

Vernacular names

Atractantha is a South American genus of bamboo in the grass family, native to Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.[1][2][3]

Species[4][5]

Atractantha amazonica Judz. & L.G.Clark - Amazonas in Brazil, Amazonas in Venezuela, Vaupés in Colombia[6]
Atractantha aureolanata Judz. - Espírito Santo, Bahia
Atractantha cardinalis Judz. - Bahia
Atractantha falcata McClure - Bahia
Atractantha radiata McClure - Bahia
Atractantha shepherdiana Santos-Gonç. - Espírito Santo

See also

List of Poaceae genera

References

Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Archived from the original on 2010-10-17. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
McClure, Floyd Alonzo. 1973. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 9: 42-50
Tropicos, Atractantha McClure
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Atractantha
Tropicos, Atractantha amazonica Judz. & L.G. Clark

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