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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: Olyreae
Subtribus: Olyrinae
Genus: Sucrea
Species: S. maculata – S. monophylla

Sucrea Soderstr., Brittonia 33: 200. (1981)

Type species: Sucrea monophylla Soderstr., Brittonia 33: 200. (1981)

Note: Possible synonymy in Raddia is firmly rejected by Oliveira et al. (2020), as well as the circumscription of Brasilochloa gen. nov.

Soderstrom, T.R. 1981. Brittonia 33(2): 200.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Sucrea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Aug. 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Sucrea. Published online. Accessed: 21 Aug. 2021.
Oliveira, R.P., Silva, C., Welker, C.A., Dórea, M.D.C., Oliveira, I.L., Vieira, J.P., Leite, K.R. & Clark, L.G. 2020. Reinterpreting the phylogenetic position, systematics and distribution of the Raddia-Sucrea lineage (Poaceae, Olyrinae), with a new monotypic and endangered herbaceous bamboo genus from Brazil. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 192(1): 34-60. DOI: 10.1093/botlinnean/boz048 Open access Reference page. 2013. Sucrea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 21.

Sucrea is a genus of Brazilian plants in the grass family.[1][2][3][4]


Sucrea maculata Soderstr. - Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo
Sucrea monophylla Soderstr. - Bahia
†Sucrea sampaiana (Hitchc.) Soderstr. - Espírito Santo†


Soderstrom, Thomas Robert. 1981. Sucrea (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new genus from Brazil. Brittonia 33(2): 198–210
Tropicos, Sucrea Soderstr.
Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
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
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Sucrea

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