Culm Sheath Color : 12-15 cm long and
25-27 cm broad, sheath-blades orange-yellow and
spreading at right angles to the axis; covered on
the back with chocolate-brown sharp spicular hairs; blade with wavy auricles with thick rigid cilia on the margins and
short dense hairs outside on the body.
Introduced to : Brahmaputra valley, Assam(Cachar hills)
Description of Inflorescence and Flower : panicle occupying the whole culm; spikelets aggregated at the
nodes of the ultimate branchlets, 3-3.5 cm long and 3-6 flowered, rachilla internodes articulated; florets 10-15 mm long,
glossy green. Can be easily spotted in the field due to the coloured reflexed blades of the culm-sheaths.