Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér.2, 8: 90. 1908 ,
North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia.
Species 4 (2 in the flora).
The species listed here were previously included in the genus Atractylocarpus Mitten because of considerable confusion involved with the use of that generic name (J.-P. Frahm 2000). This was caused by the fact that the type species of Atractylocarpus turned out to belong to a genus later described as Campylopodiella. Therefore Frahm and P. Isoviita (1986) proposed conservation of the name Atractylocarpus, which was, however, rejected by the nomenclature committee at the International Botanical Congress in Tokyo. That decision was later corrected at the Congress in St. Louis, thus preserving the use of the name as proposed before, making new combinations unnecessary.
Campylopodiella comprises three species in the Himalayas, Central America, and northern South America, of which two have been found also in the flora area, each with one record. One species is also known from Eocene Baltic amber, which is presumably identical with the extant species from the Himalayas. The genus is characterized by a unique transverse section of the costa with a median band of chlorocysts and a few ventral stereids, which can be seen under the microscope without transverse section as dark band in the middle of the costa.