Sorting Merostachys names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Merostachys claussenii Munro (OHRN)

PORTUGUESE : Taquari (Brazil).

SPANISH : Tacuapí (Argentina).

Merostachys filgueirasii Sendulsky (OHRN)

ENGLISH : Filgueiras' bamboo.

FRENCH : Bambou de Filgueiras , Merostachys de Filgueiras, Merostachys brésilien de Filgueiras.

Merostachys glauca McClure & L. B. Smith (OHRN)

PORTUGUESE : Taquara mansa (Brazil).

Merostachys latifolia R. Pohl (OHRN)

FRENCH : Merostachys d'Amérique centrale à feuilles larges.

Merostachys multiramea Hack. (GRIN)

SYNONYM(S) : Merostachys anomala Dutra (IPNI,NWG)

ENGLISH : Brazilian bamboo.

FRENCH : Bambou du Rio Grande du sud, Merostachys du Rio Grande du sud.

PORTUGUESE : Bambú do Rio Grande do sul.

SPANISH : Bambú del Rio Grande del sur.

Merostachys pluriflora Munro ex Camus (OHRN)

SYNONYM(S) : Bambusa pubescens Doell, Brasilocalamus pubescens (Doell) Nakai, Merostachys bradei Pilger

ENGLISH : Brazilian bamboo.

FRENCH : Bambou du Brésil, Merostachys du Brésil.

General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

I.P.N.I. 2001, International Plant Name Index - On Line Database. Query form : < >

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

TROPICOS - Catalogue of New World Grasses, 18 March 2001. Missouri Botanical Garden. USA. < >.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (16 March 2001). (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names)

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.


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