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Taxon: Chusquea coronalis Soderstr. & C. E. Calderón

Genus: Chusquea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Bambuseae
Subtribe: Chusqueinae
Nomen number: 465089
Place of publication: Brittonia 30:158. 1978
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 05-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Machris bamboo  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • botoncillo  (Source: Brittonia) - Spanish
  • vara de botoncillo  (Source: Brittonia) - Spanish
  • vara de canastillo  (Source: Brittonia) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, [San José] El Salvador, Guatemala [Guatemala, Santa Rosa]


    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala


  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  3. Judziewicz, E. J. et al. 2000. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 39:39.
  4. Soderstrom, T. R. & C. E. Calderón. 1978. The species of Chusquea (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) with verticillate buds. Brittonia 30:154-164.

Check other web resources for Chusquea coronalis Soderstr. & C. E. Calderón :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=465089. Accessed 26 May 2020.