- a type of lawn (Erianthus saccharoides) using the spikelets arranged in great silky plumes, growing in swamps inside south United States.
- The still finer Erianthus Ravennae through the Mediterranean area. The name might be extended to your whole genus.
- The nonetheless finer Erianthus Ravennæ from Mediterranean region. Title might be extended into the entire genus.
- a reedlike grass associated with the genus Erianthus having big plumes