Leptochloa P.Beauv.

Spikelets with 2–3 florets Leptochloa
Seed compressed. Spikelets with 2–6 florets, pedicellate to sessile, 2–5 mm long, awnless. Glumes subequal , 0.5–2 mm long. Lemmas 1.5–2 mm long. Inflorescence 7–25 cm long. Tufted or tussock forming perennial to 1 m high. Leaf blades up to 9 cm long. Moist sheltered sites. Fl. summer Leptochloa decipiens
Seed trigonous. Spikelets with 2–5 florets, pedicellate to sessile, 1.5–3 mm long, awnless. Glumes subequal, 0.7–1.5 mm long. Lemma c. 1.7 mm long. Inflorescence 10–30 cm long. Erect, tufted, glabrous perennial up to 1 m high. Leaf blades up to 20 cm long, inrolled when dry. Camden district. Heavy soils. Fl. summer. Leptochloa ciliolata