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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Supertribe: Bambusodae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Arthrostylidiinae
Genus: Colanthelia
McClure & E.W.Smith
Type species
Colanthelia cingulata[1]
(McClure & L.B.Smith) McClure

Colanthelia is a genus of South American bamboo in the grass family, native to southern Brazil and northeastern Argentina.[2][1]

  1. Colanthelia burchellii (Munro) McClure - São Paulo
  2. Colanthelia cingulata (McClure & L.B.Sm.) McClure - Santa Catarina, Paraná, São Paulo
  3. Colanthelia distans (Trin.) McClure - Goiás
  4. Colanthelia intermedia (McClure & L.B.Sm.) McClure - Santa Catarina, São Paulo
  5. Colanthelia lanciflora (McClure & L.B.Sm.) McClure - Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, São Paulo
  6. Colanthelia macrostachya (Nees) McClure - São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
  7. Colanthelia rhizantha (Hack.) McClure - Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Misiones


  1. ^ a b Tropicos, Colanthelia McClure & E.W. Sm.
  2. ^ McClure, Floyd Alonzo & Smith, Elmer William. 1973. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 9: 77-79
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Tropicos, search for Colanthelia
  5. ^ Longhi-Wagner, H. M., V. Bittich, M. das G. L. Wanderley & G. J. Shepherd. 2001. Poaceae. 1: 1–292. In M. G. L. Wanderly, G. J. Shepherd & A. M. Giulietti (eds.) Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo. Editora Hucitec, São Paulo
  6. ^ Smith, L.B., D. C. Wasshausen & R.M. Klein. 1981. Gramíneas. Gêneros: 1. Bambusa até 44. Chloris. 1(GRAM): 1–435. In P. R. Reitz (ed.) Fl. Il. Catarin. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Itajaí, Brasil