Deyeuxia carinata Vickery. Contr. New South Wales Natl. Herb. 1: 58 (1940).
Classification. (GPWG 2001) : Subfamily Pooideae. Tribe Poeae.
Type of Basionym or Protologue Information: Australia, Mt. Kosciusko: Mueller (K holo).
Key references (books and floras):  D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of Australia,  S.W.L.Jacobs, R.D.B.Walley & D.J.B.Wheeler, Grasses of New South Wales (200),  A.Wilson (ed.). Flora of Australia, Vol 44A. Poaceae 2 (200).
Illustrations:  S.W.L.Jacobs, R.D.B.Whalley & D.J.B.Wheeler, Grasses of New South Wales, 4th edn (200), . A.Wilson (ed.), Flora of Australia 44A: Poaceae 2 (196, Fig.27).
Habit. Perennial. Culms erect or decumbent, 20–55 cm tall, 3 -noded. Lateral branches simple. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths scaberulous. Ligule a fringed membrane, a ciliolate membrane, 5–6 mm long, membranous, abaxially hairy, erose, truncate. Leaf-blades linear, flat or conduplicate, 5–12(–17) cm long, 1–4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous or scabrous.
Inflorescence. Inflorescence solid, a panicle. Panicle linear or oblong, dense, 2.5–12 cm long.
Spikelets. Spikelets pedicelled. Fertile spikelets 1-flowered, comprising 1 fertile floret(s), with a barren rachilla extension, lanceolate, laterally compressed, 4.5–6 mm long.
Glumes. Glumes similar, firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate, membranous, much thinner on margins, keeled, 1-keeled, 1 -nerved. Lower glume apex mucronate. Upper glume lanceolate, membranous, keeled, 1-keeled, 1 -nerved. Upper glume surface asperulous.
Florets. Fertile lemma 3.5–5.5 mm long, without keel, 5 -nerved. Lemma apex dentate, awned, 1 -awned. Median (principal) awn dorsal, 4 mm long overall, with a straight or slightly twisted column or with a twisted column. Lodicules present. Anthers 3.
Continental Distribution: Australasia.
Australian Distribution: New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania.
New South Wales: Southern Tablelands. Victoria: Snowfields. Tasmania: West Coast, Central Highlands, Mt Field, Mt Wellington.
Notes. Endemic. S from the Walcha district. In damp, rocky areas and swamps in montane areas. Flowers Dec.-Mar