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

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Dactylocteniinae
Genus: Brachychloa


  1. ^ 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora". Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
  3. ^ Sanbi Red List of South African Plants, Brachychloa
  4. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  5. ^ The Plant List search for Brachychloa