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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: Bambusinae
Genus: Melocalamus

Melocalamus is a genus of Asian bamboos in the grass family.[1] It found in lowland areas of Southern China, Indochina, and the eastern part of the Indian Subcontinent.[2][3]

  1. Melocalamus arrectus T.P.Yi - Yunnan
  2. Melocalamus blaoensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
  3. Melocalamus compactiflorus (Kurz) Benth. - Yunnan, Bangladesh, Assam, Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
  4. Melocalamus cucphuongensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
  5. Melocalamus elevatissimus Hsueh & T.P.Yi - Tibet
  6. Melocalamus indicus R.B.Majumdar - Assam
  7. Melocalamus kbangensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
  8. Melocalamus mastersii (Munro) R.B.Majumdar - Assam
  9. Melocalamus ningmingensis Ohrnb. - Guangxi
  10. Melocalamus pacoensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
  11. Melocalamus scandens Hsueh & C.M.Hui - Yunnan
  12. Melocalamus truongsonensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
  13. Melocalamus yenbaiensis H.N.Nguyen & V.T.Tran - Vietnam
formerly included[4]

see Dinochloa