Echinochloa P.Beauv.

Glumes stiff-hispid; spikelets ± loosely arranged on one side of the rhachis Echinochloa
Spikelets awned
Panicle nodding. Spikelets elliptic to broad-elliptic, 3.5 mm long. Panicles up to 18 cm long. Culms up to 1.3 m high. Widespread but occasional. Weed of cultivation. Introd. from S. America. Fl. summer Echinochloa crus-pavonis