subfamily Chloridoideae

Family number: 1467    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
Alternate name: Gramineae
Number of accepted genera: 933
Type genus: Chloris Sw.
Comments: monocot

Complete list of genera


  1. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2007. Classification and biogeography of New World grasses: Chloridoideae. Aliso 23:580-594.
  2. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2010. A classification of the Chloridoideae (Poaceae) based on multi-gene phylogenetic trees. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 55:580-598.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 4 July 2020.