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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: Arundinarieae
Subtribus: Thamnocalaminae
Genus: Chimonocalamus
Species: C. baviensis – C. burmaensis – C. cibarius – C. delicatus – C. dumosus – C. fimbriatus – C. gallatlyi – C. griffithianus – C. longiligulatus – C. longispiculatus – C. longiusculus – C. lushaiensis – C. makuanensis – C. montanus – C. pallens – C. peregrinus

Chimonocalamus Xue & T.P.Yi, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 1: 76 (1979)
Type species: Chimonocalamus delicatus Hsueh f. & T.P.Yi, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 1: 77 (1979)


Xue, J.R. & Yi, T-P. (1979) Acta Botanica Yunnanica 1(2): 75–76.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Chimonocalamus 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, Chimonocalamus. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6. 2013. Chimonocalamus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 6.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Chimonocalamus. Published online. Accessed: 6 Nov. 2013.

Chimonocalamus is a genus of Asian bamboo in the grass family.[2] It is native to China, the eastern Himalayas, and northern Indochina. Some of the species are aromatic and grown as ornamental plants.[1]

Species [3][4]

Chimonocalamus baviensis
Chimonocalamus burmaensis
Chimonocalamus cibarius
Chimonocalamus delicatus
Chimonocalamus dumosus
Chimonocalamus fimbriatus
Chimonocalamus gallatlyi
Chimonocalamus griffithianus
Chimonocalamus longiligulatus
Chimonocalamus longispiculatus
Chimonocalamus longiusculus
Chimonocalamus lushaiensis
Chimonocalamus makuanensis
Chimonocalamus montanus
Chimonocalamus pallens
Chimonocalamus tortuosus

Formerly included[3]

see Chimonobambusa

Chimonocalamus armatus – Chimonobambusa armatus
Chimonocalamus callosus – Chimonobambusa callosa


Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 103 香竹属 xiang zhu shu Chimonocalamus Hsueh & T. P. Yi, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 1(2): 75. 1979.
Xue, Ji Ru & Yi, Tong-pei. 1979. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 1(2): 75–76
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Chimonocalamus

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