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Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Chloridoideae
Tribus: Cynodonteae
Subtribus: Eleusininae
Genus: Brachyachne
Species: B. tenella


  • Brachyachne (Benth.) Stapf, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 31: t. 3099 (1922)

Note: This species has not been formally transferred to Cynodon tenellus R.Br. (1810), which is its basionym (WCSP, 2016), rendering the generic synonymy with Cynodon Rich. (1805) pro parte.


  • Stapf, O. 1922. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 31: t. 3099.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2016. Brachyachne in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 May 14.