Height : 10m
Diameter : 8m
Internode Length : 20cm
Culm Sheath Color : 5-15 cm long and ca. 2 cm broad, at the base striate, thin,scabrous on the outer surface, imperfect blade ca. 5 mmlong, needle like; ligule short, rounded.
Length of Leaf : 6 cm
Breadth of Leaf : 0.7 cm
Shape of Leaf : oblong lanceolate
Native to : North, east India, Meghalaya, Assam, Nagaland
Description of Inflorescence and Flower : terminal or axillary panicle, rachis slender, wiry, smooth,spikelet ca. 3.5 cm long on slender pedicels, 5-6-flowered,terminal flower empty; rachilla ca.6 mm long, clavate,flattened, empty glumes 2, outer glume with ciliate keels,inner glume 5-nerved and ovate acute with ciliate tip; lemmaca.8 mm long and 3 mm broad, triangular, falcate, acute,ciliate on the edges, palea as long as lemma, with twominutely ciliate bifid keels, lodicules 3; stamens 6; antherpurple, bluntly apiculate basifixed, filament short. Ovaryovoid-oblong, glabrous style thick, bulbous at the base withthree long plumose stigmas.
Uses: Construction, baskets