Paspalidium Stapf >

Bristle terminating the inflorescence branches less than 8 mm long. Spikelets obtuse Paspalidium
Spikelets in 1 row or irregularly arranged
Spikelets elliptic-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate. Ligule ciliate, up to 0.5 mm long altogether. Leaf blades up to 10 cm long and 2.5 mm wide, often loosely involute. Inflorescence 2.5–12 cm long, with 4–6 appressed racemes, often branched below. Glabrous perennial, 10–60 cm high. Widespread. Woodlands on shales. Fl. summer Paspalidium criniforme