Chorizandra R.Br.

Spikelet solitary, globular or subglobular. Nut with 8 prominent ribs. Glumes loose; perianth scales ± exserted from the glumes Chorizandra
Inflorescence ovoid-globular, almost sheathed by the elongated base of the bract. Leaves up to 80 cm long, c. 2 mm diam.. Culms often shorter. Flowers not flattened. Glumes obtuse. Perianth scales all oblong-spathulate, ± concave. Coast. Swampy places Chorizandra cymbaria
Inflorescence globular; base of bract scarcely enlarged and not sheathing the spikelet. Leaves up to 60 cm long, c. 2 mm diam. Flowers flat. Glumes acute-acuminate. 2 outer perianth segments keeled; inner ones spathulate, acuminate, flat. Coast. Swampy places Chorizandra sphaerocephala