Grass and GrassesBuffel Grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) Fairy Grass (Sporobolus caroli) Finger Grass (Chloris barbata) Kangaroo Grass (Themeda triandra) Silkyheads (Cymbopogon obtectus) Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)

The Wanderrie Grass of the genus Eriachne is a group of grasses that are mainly found in Australia, although some species are found north of Australia including New Guinea, parts of Asia and Micronesia.

At the time of writing, there are 48 species of Eriachne recognised.

The following photographs from grass growing in Rainbow Valley, are thought to be Eriachne mucronata.

Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp), Wurre / Rainbow Valley, NT
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp), Wurre / Rainbow Valley, NT
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp), Wurre / Rainbow Valley, NT
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp), Wurre / Rainbow Valley, NT
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)
Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp), Wurre / Rainbow Valley, NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Clade: Angiosperms
  • Clade: Monocots
  • Clade: Commelinids
  • Order: Poales
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Subfamily: Micrairoideae
  • Tribe: Eriachneae
  • Genus: Eriachne

Footnote & References

  1. Eriachne, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eriachne (last visited July 3, 2021).

Grass and GrassesBuffel Grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) Fairy Grass (Sporobolus caroli) Finger Grass (Chloris barbata) Kangaroo Grass (Themeda triandra) Silkyheads (Cymbopogon obtectus) Wanderrie Grass (Eriachne sp)

SpinifexSoft Spinifex (Triodia pungens) Weeping Spinifex (Triodia brizoides)