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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: Hickeliinae
Genus: Valiha
Species: V. diffusa – V. perrieri

Valiha S.Dransf., Kew Bull. 53: 380 (1998)
Type species: Valiha diffusa S.Dransf., Kew Bull. 53: 381 (1998)


Dransfield, S. (1998) Kew Bulletin 53(2): 380.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Valiha 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, Valiha. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24. 2013. Valiha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Nov. 24.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Valiha. Published online. Accessed: 24 Nov. 2013.

Valiha is a bamboo genus in the tribe Bambuseae found in Madagascar. The genus is named after a musical instrument, the valiha, which was formerly constructed from the culms of this plant.[1]


Dransfield, Soejatmi (1998). "Valiha and Cathariostachys, Two New Bamboo Genera (Gramineae-Bambusoideae) from Madagascar". Kew Bulletin. 53 (2): 375–397. doi:10.2307/4114503. JSTOR 4114503.

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