species: Eragrostis interrupta in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Eragrostis interrupta

©Anne Hoggett: Eragrostis interrupta in flower in April 2018 at Lizard Island Research Station.

©Anne Hoggett: Windblown clumps of Eragrostis interrupta at Lizard Island Research Station.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Eragrostis
Species Eragrostis interrupta



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



George Batianoff reported in 1988 that this grass was common on frontal dunes of Casuarina Beach in Spinifex sericeus grassland.

by Anne Hoggett


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.