Cynodon Rich.

3 species in Aust. (1 native, 2 naturalized); all states and territories

Spikelets with 1 floret, disarticulating above the glumes, almost sessile in 2 rows along one side of a flattened rhachis. Glumes narrow, acute, shorter than the florets. Lemmas awnless, folded, keeled. Inflorescence digitate. Perennials with rhizomes and/or stolons.