Spinifex

Spinifex

[spahy-nuh-feks]
Spinifex may refer to:

  • Spinifex, a genus of grass
  • Spinifex, Triodia, a hummock grass of arid Australia, covering twenty per cent of the Australian continent. Although not technically Spinifex, it is commonly referred to as such.
  • Spinifex people, or Pila Nguru, an Australian tribe named after the grass
  • Spinifex is also used in reference to a rock texture in certain ultramafic lavas such as komatiite.
  • Spinifex Pigeon, a bird found in Australia

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