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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: Boivinellinae
Genus: Microcalamus
Species: M. barbinodis

Microcalamus Franch., J. Bot. (Morot) 3: 282 (1889)
monotypic taxon


Franchet, A.R. (1889) Journal de Botanique (Morot) 3(17): 282, f. B.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Microcalamus 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, Microcalamus. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. 2013. Microcalamus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Microcalamus. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.

Microcalamus is a genus of African plants in the grass family.[2] The only known species is Microcalamus barbinodis, native to central Africa (Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Central African Republic).[3][4][5][6]

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
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Zon, A. P. M. v. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun. Wageningen Agricultural University Papers 92–1(2): 1–557
ORSTOM. 1988. List of Vascular Plants of Gabon with Synonymy. Herbier National du Gabon, Yaounde
Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa , ed. 2, 3(2): 277-574.
Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.

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