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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Anomochlooideae
Tribe: Anomochloeae
Genus: Anomochloa
A. marantoidea
Binomial name
Anomochloa marantoidea

Anomochloa is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the grass family, Poaceae. It is one of the two genera in its subfamily and the only genus in the tribe Anomochloeae.[1][2][3][4][5]

The only known species is Anomochloa marantoidea, native to the State of Bahia in eastern Brazil.[6]


  1. ^ Brongniart, Adolphe Théodore. 1851. Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, séries 3. v 16: page 368 + plate 23
  2. ^ Tropicos, Anomochloa marantoidea Brongn.
  3. ^ Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
  4. ^ Morris, L. M.; Duvall, M. R. (2010). "The chloroplast genome of Anomochloa marantoidea (Anomochlooideae; Poaceae) comprises a mixture of grass-like and unique features". American Journal of Botany. 97 (4): 620–7. doi:10.3732/ajb.0900226. hdl:10843/13411. PMID 21622424. Archived from the original on 2020-01-31. Retrieved 2019-12-14.
  5. ^ Judziewicz, E. J. & T. R. Soderstrom. 1989. Morphological, anatomical, and taxonomic studies in Anomochloa and Streptochaeta (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 68: i–iii, 1–52
  6. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

External links[edit]

Clayton, W.D.; Vorontsova, M.S.; Harman, K.T.; Williamson, H. "Anomochloa". GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2015-12-21.