Polytoca wallichiana (Steud.) Benth., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19: 52 1881. (syn: Cyathorhachis wallichiana Nees ex Steud.);
E. Himalaya to Indo-China as per WCSP;
MS Nov.2014/001 Poaceae : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Location : Kepran, Mizoram
Perhaps it is Andropogon gerardii
DSCN2446,2447,2448 are Polytoca wallichiana. It belongs to tribe Maydeae. The inflorescence which is clearly visible is the male inflorescence. At the base of the male inflorescence, if you look carefully, one can also see the female inflorescence also emerging out from the sheath.
MS Nov.2015/01 Poaceae for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Habit : Grass up to about 3 m. tall or 1,5 – 3 m. tall
Kindly send me inflorescence closeup pictures
Sorry ! Now, not available with me
MS,Oct.,2021/64 Polytoca sp. ? for id.: 3 images.
Polytoca wallichiana (Nees ex Steud.) Benth. !!
References: Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 WCSP IPNI RBG Kew: GrassBase Tropicos Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen) A Dictionary of the Economic Products of India, Volume 2 By George Watt (1892?)