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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: Pooideae
Tribus: Poeae
Subtribus: Agrostidinae
Genus: Bromidium
Species: B. ramboi – B. trisetoides
The majority of species described in this genus are accepted as synonyms of species of Agrostis L., Sp. Pl.: 61 (1753), nom. cons. and Calamagrostis Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 31 (1763), but Soreng et al. (2017) retain it as a segregate pending molecular study.


Bromidium Nees & Meyen, Gramineae 22–23. (1841)

  • Type species: Bromidium ramboi (Parodi) Rúgolo, Darwiniana 24(1–4): 207. (1982) - probable synonym of Agrostis hygrometrica Nees in C.F.P.von Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 404 (1829)


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