Bromus brevis

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Bromus brevis
Bromus brevis


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Bromeae
Genus: Bromus
Species: Bromus brevis



Bromus brevis Steud., 1854


  • Homotypic
    • Bromus unioloides var. brevis (Steud.) Hack. in Anales Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 11: 144 (1904)
    • Bromus unioloides f. brevis (Steud.) Kloos in Ned. Kruidk. Arch., ser. 3, 1917: 175 (1918)
    • Ceratochloa brevis (Steud.) B.D.Jacks. in Index Kew. 1: 487 (1893)
  • Heterotypic
    • Bromus brevis subsp. festucarioides Covas & Millott in Apuntes Fl. Pampa 61: 63 (1981)
    • Bromus catharticus var. rupestris (Speg.) Planchuelo & P.M.Peterson in Novon 8: 54 (1998)
    • Bromus unioloides var. rupestris Speg. in Contr. Fl. Sierra Vent.: 76 (1896)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South
    • Introduced into:
      • New South Wales, New Zealand South, Tasmania, Victoria

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Vernacular names

English:  Patagonian Brome
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