Cephalostachyum

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Cephalostachyum
Cephalostachyumpergracile.jpg
Cephalostachyum pergracile
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Supertribe: Bambusodae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Melocanninae
Genus: Cephalostachyum
Munro
Type species
Cephalostachyum capitatum[1][2]

Cephalostachyum is a genus of Asian and Madagascan bamboo in the grass family.[3][2]

The plants are of small to medium size compared to most other bamboo. Their choice habitats are mountain to lowland forests.[4]

Species[5][6]
formerly included[5]

see Bambusa Cathariostachys Dendrocalamus Kinabaluchloa Schizostachyum

Museums

Chinese maps show a Cephalostachyum Museum in Beijing. However, this appears to be a mistranslation; the museum is actually dedicated to the diabolo, a kind of yo-yo made of bamboo.[7]


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