Genus: Briza L.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Brizinae
Common names: quaking grass
Genus number: 1718
Last updated: 13-Aug-2009
Accession Count: 125 (93 active, 82 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Essi, L. et al. 2008. Phylogenetic analysis of the Briza complex (Poaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 47:1018-1029. Note: findings support a single genus for the South American group, which will require several new combinations to implement

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Briza
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 18 February 2020.