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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pharoideae
(Stapf) L.G.Clark & Judz.[1]

The Pharoideae is a subfamily of the true grass family Poaceae. It members grow on the shaded floors of tropical to warm temperate forests.[1]



As per NCBI Taxonomy Browser:[2]


  1. ^ a b Grass Phylogeny Working Group; Nigel P. Barker, Lynn G. Clark, Jerrold I. Davis, Melvin R. Duvall, Gerald F. Guala, Catherine Hsiao, Elizabeth A. Kellogg and H. Peter Linder (2001). "Phylogeny and Subfamilial Classification of the Grasses (Poaceae)". Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (Missouri Botanical Garden Press) 88 (3): 373–457. doi:10.2307/3298585. 
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