Eriochloa Kunth >

Lower glume rudimentary forming a swollen annular callus at the base of the upper glume Eriochloa
Sterile lemma with an awn less than 1 mm long or awnless. Panicle 6–15 cm long. Spikelets 3–4 mm long, scabrous or with a few silky hairs. Erect or ascending annual or perennial up to 80 cm high. Coast. Forests and grasslands. Fl. summer Eriochloa procera