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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: Dinochloinae
Genus: Dinochloa
Species: D. acutiflora – D. alata – D. albociliata – D. andamanica – D. aopaensis – D. barbata – D. cordata – D. darvelana – D. dielsiana – D. diffusa – D. elmeri – D. erecta – D. glabrescens – D. hirsuta – D. kostermansiana – D. luconiae – D. maclellandii – D. malayana – D. matmat – D. nicobariana – D. obclavata – D. oblonga – D. orenuda – D. palawanensis – D. petasiensis – D. prunifera – D. pubiramea – D. robusta – D. scabrida – D. scandens – D. sepang – D. sipitangensis – D. sublaevigata – D. trichogona –D. truncata – D. utilis

Dinochloa Buse in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh.: 387 (1854)
Type species: Dinochloa scandens (Blume ex Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 773 (1891)


Büse, L.H. (1854) Plantae Junghuhnianae 387.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Dinochloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. Reference page.
Simon, B.K., Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T., Vorontsova, M., Brake, I., Healy, D. & Alfonso, Y. 2013. GrassWorld, Dinochloa. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
Tropicos.org 2013. Dinochloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Dinochloa. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.

Dinochloa is a genus of tropical clumping high-climbing bamboos in the grass family.[2]

These species bear zigzag culms and fleshy fruits. They are found in the hill forests and lowland dipterocarp forest of southern China, Southeast Asia, and the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent.


Dinochloa acutiflora
Dinochloa alata
Dinochloa albociliata
Dinochloa andamanica
Dinochloa aopaensis
Dinochloa barbata
Dinochloa cordata
Dinochloa darvelana
Dinochloa dielsiana
Dinochloa elmeri
Dinochloa erecta
Dinochloa glabrescens
Dinochloa hirsuta
Dinochloa kostermansiana
Dinochloa luconiae
Dinochloa macclellandii
Dinochloa malayana
Dinochloa matmat
Dinochloa morowaliensis
Dinochloa nicobariana
Dinochloa obclavata
Dinochloa oblonga
Dinochloa orenuda
Dinochloa palawanensis
Dinochloa petasiensis
Dinochloa prunifera
Dinochloa pubiramea
Dinochloa robusta
Dinochloa scabrida
Dinochloa scandens
Dinochloa sepang
Dinochloa sipitangensis
Dinochloa sublaevigata
Dinochloa trichogona
Dinochloa truncata
Dinochloa utilis

formerly included[3]

see Cyrtochloa Maclurochloa Melocalamus

Dinochloa compactiflora - Melocalamus compactiflorus
Dinochloa elevatissima - Melocalamus elevatissimus
Dinochloa gracilis - Melocalamus mastersii
Dinochloa indica - Melocalamus indicus
Dinochloa major - Cyrtochloa major
Dinochloa montana - Maclurochloa montana


Tropicos, Dinochloa Buse
Büse, Lodewijk Hendrik. 1854. Plantae junghuhnianae: enumeratio plantarum, quas, in insulis Java et Sumatra 387-388 in Latin
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Dinochloa

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