Puelia is a genus of African grasses, the only genus in the tribe Atractocarpeae (syn. Puelieae).[2][3] It belongs to the subfamily Puelioideae, one of the early-diverging lineages in the grasses, but used to be considered a bamboo genus.[4]

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Puelia ciliata and Puelia olyriformis
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Puelioideae
Tribe: Atractocarpeae
Jacq.-Fél. ex Tzvelev
Genus: Puelia
Type species
Puelia ciliata
formerly included

see Guaduella


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Franchet, Adrien René. 1887. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 1: 674-675 descriptions in Latin, commentary in French
  3. ^ Tropicos, Puelia Franch.
  4. ^ 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.  

External linksEdit

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