Rytidosperma pallidum

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Rytidosperma pallidum
Joycea pallida 1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Rytidosperma
Species: R. pallidum
Binomial name
Rytidosperma pallidum
(R.Br.) A.M.Humphreys & H.P.Linder
  • Danthonia pallida R.Br.
  • Joycea pallida (R.Br.) H.P.Linder

Rytidosperma pallidum (syn. Joycea pallida), commonly known as red-anther wallaby grass, is an Australian species of tussock grass found in Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.[1] The grass has flowers in December, and the flowers have a prominent red anther, after which it is commonly named.


  1. ^ "Rytidosperma pallidum (R.Br.) A.M.Humphreys & H.P.Linder". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 30 June 2014.