Eragrostis concinna (R.Br.) Steud. Syn.
Pl. Gram. 1: 279 (1854).
Classification. (GPWG 2001) : Subfamily
Replacement Name: Poa concinna
R. Br., Prodr. 180 (1810).
Type of Basionym or
Protologue Information: Australia:
Port Jackson: Hunter's River vel Coal
River: inclusis ripis
(books and floras): . R.Brown, Prodromus (180 as Poa
concinna),  G.Bentham, Flora Australiensis 7 (647), 
D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of Australia.
 C.A.Gardner, Flora of Western Australia
1 Gramineae (125, Pl. 36),  K.Mallet (ed.), Flora of Australia 44B:
Poaceae 3 (Fig. 71L-M).
Perennial. Culms erect, 30–120 cm tall. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths
glabrous on surface. Ligule a fringe of hairs, 0.3 mm long. Leaf-blades
straight, flat or conduplicate or convolute, 6–20 cm long, 1–5 mm wide.
Inflorescence compound, a panicle. Panicle lanceolate or ovate, 15–37 cm long.
Spikelets pedicelled. Fertile spikelets many flowered, with at least 2 fertile
florets (18–63), comprising 18–63 fertile floret(s), with diminished florets at
the apex, linear or lanceolate or oblong, laterally compressed, 12–35 mm long.
similar. Lower glume lanceolate, membranous, keeled, 1-keeled, 1 -nerved. Upper
glume lanceolate, 2–3 mm long, membranous, keeled, 1-keeled, 1 -nerved.
Fertile lemma 2.6–3.4 mm long, keeled, 3 -nerved. Lemma apex muticous.
Lodicules present. Anthers 3. Grain 0.5 mm long.
Distribution: Northern Territory, Queensland.
Territory: Darwin & Gulf, Central Australia North, Central Australia South. Queensland: Burke, Cook, North
Distinguishing characters include glabrous, smooth, pruinose facies; short
palea relative to lemma, with unevenly scaberulous, thickened or winged keels;
globose or scarcely compressed often reticulate caryopsis; tightly imbricate
florets; thickened, semi-persistent rachilla; large sparse terminal panicles;
axillary panicles sometimes present; flattened spikelets, sometimes
occurs in N.T. on Melville Island and E of Darwin, also from near Burketown in
the Gulf of Carpentaria E to Laura in northern Qld. Seasonally wet habitats
such as floodplains, the margins of swamps and lagoons, drainage lines and
broad shallow depressions; in sandy yellow podsolics, gilgaied clayey loams and
sandy lateritic soils.; flowers Feb. and Apr.-Aug.; fruits Feb. and Apr.-Aug.