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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: Arthrostylidiinae
Genus: Myriocladus
Species: M. cardonae – M. churunensis – M. distantiflorus – M. exsertus – M. grandifolius – M. involutus – M. longiramosus – M. maguirei – M. neblinaensus – M. paludicolus – M. simplex – M. steyermarkii – M. virgatus

Myriocladus Swallen, Fieldiana, Bot. 28: 34 (1951)
Type species: Myriocladus virgatus Swallen, Fieldiana, Bot. 28: 34 (1951)


Swallen, J.R. (1951) Fieldiana, Botany 28(1): 34.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Myriocladus 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, Myriocladus. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. 2013. Myriocladus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Myriocladus. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.

Myriocladus is a South American genus of bamboo in the grass family.[3] It is found in the sandstone tablelands of Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, and northern Brazil.[4][5]


Myriocladus cardonae
Myriocladus churunensis
Myriocladus distantiflorus
Myriocladus exsertus
Myriocladus grandifolius
Myriocladus involutus
Myriocladus longiramosus
Myriocladus neblinaensus
Myriocladus paludicola
Myriocladus simplex
Myriocladus steyermarkii
Myriocladus virgatus


lectotype designated by McClure, Taxon 6: 205 (1957)
Tropicos, Myriocladus Swallen
Swallen, Jason Richard. 1951. Fieldiana, Botany 28(1): 34
Filgueiras, T. S. & A. P. Santos-Gonçalves. 2004. A checklist of the basal grasses and bamboos in Brazil (Poaceae). Journal of the American Bamboo Society 18(1): 7–18.
Judziewicz, E. J. 1998. A revision of Myriocladus (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Bambuseae). Brittonia 50(4): 430–446.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Myriocladus
Judziewicz, E. J. 2000. Myriocladus. In Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 39: 76–78.

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