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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: Hickeliinae
Genus: Cathariostachys
Species: C. capitata – C. madagascariensis

Cathariostachys S.Dransf., Kew Bull. 53: 388 (1998).
Type species: Cathariostachys capitata (Kunth) S.Dransf., Kew Bull. 53: 391 (1998)


Dransfield, S. (1998) Kew Bulletin 53(2): 388–389.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Cathariostachys in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. 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, Cathariostachys. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
Tropicos.org 2013. Cathariostachys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Cathariostachys. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.

Cathariostachys is a genus of Madagascan bamboo in the grass family.[1]


Cathariostachys capitata - eastern Madagascar
Cathariostachys madagascariensis (A.Camus) S.Dransf. - central Madagascar


Dransfield, Soejatmi (1998). "Valiha and Cathariostachys, Two New Bamboo Genera (Gramineae-Bambusoideae) from Madagascar". Kew Bulletin. 53 (2): 375–397. doi:10.2307/4114503. JSTOR 4114503.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Cathariostachys

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