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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Paniceae
Subtribus: Anthephorinae
Genus: Chlorocalymma
Species: C. cryptacanthum

Chlorocalymma Clayton, Kew Bull. 24: 461 (1970)
monotypic taxon


Clayton, W.D. (1970) Kew Bulletin 24: 461.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Chlorocalymma in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Chlorocalymma. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
Tropicos.org 2013. Chlorocalymma. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Chlorocalymma. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Chlorocalymma is a genus of Tanzanian plants in the grass family.[1][2] The only known species is Chlorocalymma cryptacanthum,[3] native to the Iringa Region of central Tanzania.[4]

The name is from the Greek words chloros (green) and kalymma (covering).[5]
See also

List of Poaceae genera


Clayton, William Derek. 1970. Kew Bulletin 24: 461
"Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora". Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Clayton, W. D. & S. A. Renvoize. 1982. Gramineae (Part 3). 451–898. In W. B. Turrill & R. M. Polhill (ed.) Flora of Tropical East Africa. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam
Quattrocchi, Umberto. CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology, p. 488 (CRC Press, 2006).

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