Leaves with distinct long laminas often as long as the culms Bolboschoenus
Style 2-fid. Nut pale brown, often greyish below, minutely reticulate, obovoid, compressed and flat on the abaxial surface. Longest perianth bristles up to half as long as the nut. Up to 1.5 m high. Coast. Near permanent water Bolboschoenus caldwellii
Styles mostly 3-fid (some flowers in each spikelet usually with 2-fid styles but the majority of flowers in each spikelet have 3-fid styles)