Frond wholly divided into narrow ligulate, dichotomous, bi or multiserial branches; no vibracula.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Ligulate: strap-shaped; linear, much longer than broad.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Full plant; 2. a portion of the leaf and ligule.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Heads discoid, the flowers all alike and tubular; or else radiate, the outer ones ligulate and pistillate.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray