Isachne confusa Ohwi. Bull. Tokyo
Sci. Mus.18: 14 (1947).
Classification. (GPWG 2001) : Subfamily
Type of Basionym or
Protologue Information: Indonesia: Sumatra: Sumatera Selatan, Bangka, 30 m,
18 Oct. 1917, Bünnemeijer 1577 (HT: BO; IT: L).
(books and floras):  E.E.Henty, Manual Grasses New Guinea
(113),  D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of Australia.
Culms geniculately ascending or decumbent, 10–45 cm tall, wiry. Lateral
branches branched. Leaf-sheaths hairy. Ligule a fringe of hairs or absent.
Leaf-blades ovate, 0.7–2.5 cm long, 2–10 mm wide.
Inflorescence compound, a panicle. Panicle ovate, 1–4 cm long, 2.5 cm wide.
Racemes 1–4 cm long.
Spikelets pedicelled. Fertile spikelets 2-flowered, the lower floret barren
(rarely male), the upper fertile, comprising 1 basal sterile florets,
comprising 1–2 fertile floret(s), without rachilla extension, orbicular, terete
or dorsally compressed, 1–1.2 mm long.
similar, thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume oblong, membranous, without
keels, 5(–7) -nerved. Lower glume surface indumented. Upper glume oblong,
0.85–1.1 mm long, membranous, without keels, 5(–7) -nerved. Upper glume surface
indumented. Florets. Basal sterile florets 1, male, with palea. Lemma of
lower sterile floret 100 % of length of spikelet, coriaceous or indurate, 5
-nerved. Fertile florets female.
Fertile lemma 0.7–1 mm
long, without keel. Palea 2 -nerved. Anthers 3.
Distribution: Tropical Asia, Australasia, and Pacific.
Distribution: Northern Territory, Queensland.
Darwin & Gulf. Queensland: Cook, North Kennedy.
(?). In tropical and subtropical sub-humid woodlands and coastal grasslands.