Pileus fleshy, convex, glabrous, grayish-red or chestnut-color.
The ligule is a distinct membrane and the nodes are glabrous.
The leaf-sheath is glabrous or nearly so, with hairs at the mouth.
The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.
The second glume is ovate-lanceolate, membranous, glabrous and 3-nerved.
The sheath may also be glabrous or hairy, ...