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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Puelioideae
Tribe: Guaduellieae
Genus: Guaduella
Type species
Guaduella marantifolia

Microbambus K.Schum

Guaduella is a genus of African plants in the grass family, the only genus in the tribe Guaduellieae.[2] It belongs to the subfamily Puelioideae, one of the early-diverging lineages in the grasses, but used to be included in the bamboos.[3]

  1. Guaduella densiflora Pilg. - Nigeria, Cabinda, Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea
  2. Guaduella dichroa Cope - Cabinda
  3. Guaduella humilis Clayton - Nigeria, Cameroon
  4. Guaduella macrostachys (K.Schum.) Pilg. - Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon
  5. Guaduella marantifolia Franch. - Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Gabon
  6. Guaduella oblonga Hutch. ex Clayton - Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Gabon, São Tomé, Bioko


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Franchet, Adrien René. 1887. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 1: 676-677. descriptions in Latin, commentary in French
  3. ^ Soreng, Robert J.; Peterson, Paul M.; Romschenko, Konstantin; Davidse, Gerrit; Zuloaga, Fernando O.; Judziewicz, Emmet J.; Filgueiras, Tarciso S.; Davis, Jerrold I.; Morrone, Osvaldo (2015). "A worldwide phylogenetic classification of the Poaceae (Gramineae)". Journal of Systematics and Evolution. 53 (2): 117–137. doi:10.1111/jse.12150. ISSN 1674-4918.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ The Plant List search for Guaduella

External links[edit]

Clayton, W.D.; Vorontsova, M.S.; Harman, K.T.; Williamson, H. "Guaduella". GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2015-12-20.