Scientific names: Austrodanthonia bipartita
Plant family: POACEAE
Species description: Habit. Perennial. Young shoots intravaginal. Culms erect, 1580 cm high, 1 mm diam., 4 -noded. Leaf-sheaths smooth. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades flat or involute, 2030 cm long, 12.5 mm wide. Surface glabrous or indumented. Inflorescence. Inflorescence simple, a panicle. Panicle lanceolate or ovate, 412 cm long. Primary panicle branches 24 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Female fertile spikelets pedicelled. Fertile spikelets. Spikelets comprising 47 fertile florets, with diminished florets at the apex, of 2 or more fertile florets, cuneate, laterally compressed, 915 mm long, breaking up at maturity. Floret callus evident. Glumes. Glumes similar, exceeding apex of florets, thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume elliptic, 915 mm long, 1 length of upper glume, 57 -nerved, membranous, without keels, midnerve smooth or scaberulous, attenuate. Upper glume elliptic, 813 mm long, 11.5 length of adjacent fertile lemma, 57 -nerved, membranous, without keels, midnerve smooth or scaberulous, attenuate. Florets. Fertile lemma lanceolate, 2.23.3 mm long, chartaceous, without keel, 9 -nerved. Lemma surface indumented, pubescent, apex attenuate, lobed, incised 0.6 of lemma length, awned, 3 -awned, awn from a sinus, curved, 711 mm long overall, with twisted column. Lateral lemma awns present. Palea 45 mm long. Lodicules present. Anthers 3, yellow or orange. Grain 1.41.7 mm long, with adherent pericarp.