Urochloa P.Beauv.

28 species in Aust. (18 native, 10 naturalized); Qld, NSW, SA, NT, WA

Spikelets with 1 bisexual floret and a sterile lemma below it, disarticulating below the glumes, solitary, shortly pedicellate to nearly sessile, usually in 2 rows on one side of a 3-angled rhachis. Lower glume well developed, adaxial (facing the rhachis); upper glume equalling the sterile lemma. Ligule of fine hairs.