noun, plural spi·ni·fex, spi·ni·fex·es.
Examples from the Web for spinifex
Often the wells were quite dry and food painfully scarce; this would be in a region of sand and spinifex.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
We turned east for ten miles to a range, which we found to be covered with spinifex.Explorations in Australia|John Forrest
At twelve miles it became scrubby and sandy with a little grass, spinifex predominating, which continued to where we camped.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart|John McDouall Stuart
The spinifex grew knee-high and its roots extended in all directions.The Lost Valley|J. M. Walsh
It was a wild and lonely land, close to the edge of the scrub, beyond them only sand and spinifex.Jean, Our Little Australian Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet