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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