Dichelachne Endl.

Lemma with an awn attached near the top at least twice as long as the lemma Dichelachne
Awns less than 2.5 cm long, 2–5 times as long as the lemma
Lemma 4 mm or more long. Stamens 3
Lemma (excluding the awn) more than 6 mm long (rarely 6 mm long), as long as or shorter than the lower glume; awn 15–26 mm long. Panicle dense, up to 40 cm long, with stiff branches. Densely tufted herb up to 1.3 m high. Higher Blue Mts Woodlands. Fl. summer Dichelachne hirtella