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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Dactylocteniinae
Genus: Brachychloa
Species: B. fragilis – B. schiemanniana

Brachychloa S.M.Phillips, Kew Bull. 37: 158 (1982)

Type species: Brachychloa schiemanniana (Schweick.) S.M.Phillips (1982)


Phillips, S.M. 1982. Kew Bulletin 37(1): 145, 158.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Brachychloa in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Oct. 31. Reference page. 2013. Brachychloa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Brachychloa. Published online. Accessed: 31 Oct. 2013.

Brachychloa is a genus of African plants in the grass family, native to Mozambique and South Africa.[1][2][3]


Brachychloa fragilis S.M.Phillips - Mozambique, Limpopo, Kwazulu-Natal
Brachychloa schiemanniana (Schweick.) S.M.Phillips - Mozambique, Kwazulu-Natal


Watson L, Dallwitz MJ. (2008). "The grass genera of the world: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval; including synonyms, morphology, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, cytology, classification, pathogens, world and local distribution, and references". The Grass Genera of the World. Retrieved 2009-08-19.
"Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora". Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
Sanbi Red List of South African Plants, Brachychloa
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
The Plant List search for Brachychloa

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