Marantochloa

(Marantochloa cuspidata)

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Description

Marantochloa cuspidata is a species of Liliopsida first described by William Roscoe, and given the simplified Asian name by Milne-redh. Marantochloa cuspidata belongs to the genus Marantochloa, and the family Marantaceae. Marantochloa is a genus of plant in family Marantaceae described as a genus in 1860. It is native to tropical Africa and to islands in the Indian Ocean.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order:Zingiberales
Family:Marantaceae
Genus:Marantochloa
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