Culm Color : Green
Internode Length : 30cm
Culm Sheath Color : green, long, having white dense tomentum,imperfect blade leafy, deciduous, nearly as broad as sheath.
Length of Leaf : 5-12 cm
Breadth of Leaf : 0.6-1 cm
Shape of Leaf : lanceolate
Native to : North Nicobar
Description of Inflorescence and Flower : large compound panicle of loosely arranged spikelets. Branchsmooth and nodes with a ring formed by the base of fallen bracts. Spikelets clustered, 0.2-0.4 cm, straw-coloured, oneflowered;empty glumes 2, 2.5-3.5 mm broad, obtuse. Flowering glume similar to empty glume, 2.5 mm long; palealong, convolute, 2.5 mm long. Stamens 6, included, free, acute tip, filament short; ovary oval ending in a thick style andthree plumose stigmas.
Flowering Reported : Nicobar (1993)