Echinopogon P.Beauv. >

Glumes rigidly ciliate on the keels (rough to the touch). Lemma 5–11-nerved. Panicle spike-like Echinopogon
Lemma bilobed with lobes at least 2 mm long. Spikelets mostly 5 mm long or longer. Leaf blades up to 10 mm wide. Panicle erect, dense, ovoid to oblong, up to 70 mm long and 40 mm wide. Loosely tufted perennial up to 1 m high, with slender rhizomes. Coast and adjacent plateaus. Open forest. Fl. spring–summer. Erect Hedgehog Grass Echinopogon intermedius