India to SE. China and Sumatera: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

Culms densely tufted, erect, to 70 cm. Leaf-blades flat or plicate, 5-10 x 0.2-0.4 cm, pubescent adaxially; ligule to 0.5 cm. Panicles oblong, to 14 cm. Sessile spikelet: lower glume to 0.55 cm, folded, hirsute at apex; upper glume to 0.8 cm, densely ciliate abaxially, awn to 1.6 cm; lower lemma to 0.55 cm; upper lemma to 0.6 cm , awn to 0.6 cm; callus to 0.5 cm. Pedicelled spikelet: lower glume to 0.75 cm, awn to 1.5 cm; upper glume to 0.75 cm; lower lemma to 0.75 cm; upper lemma to 0.5 cm.

Flowering and fruiting: July
South India and Myanmar
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)




POWO  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GRIN  Flora of China  FOC illustration Grassbase India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004- Details with keys)