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Taxon: Chusquea culeou E. Desv.

Genus: Chusquea
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Bambusoideae tribe: Bambuseae
Nomen number: 10523
Place of publication: C. Gay, Fl. chil. 6:450, t. 83, fig. 2. 1854
Name verified on: 14-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • colihue   (Source: Clark, pers. comm.) – Spanish (Chile)

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro; Chile - La Araucania, Los Lagos

    Southern South America: Chile



Check other web resources for Chusquea culeou E. Desv.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (28 July 2015)

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