Culms : Caespitose
Height : 4-5m
Diameter : 2cm
Culm Color : Green
Culm Sheath Color : 12-15cm long ,narrowed towards the apex imperfect blade absent in lower culm sheath.
Length of Leaf : 9-10cm
Breadth of Leaf : 0.8-1cm
Introduced to : North east India, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal
Description of Inflorescence and Flower : Divaricate panicle, spikelets pedicelled and provided with 1 to many membranous longitudinally striate bracts, 2-3 flowered, empty glumes 2, lanceolate,outer smaller than the inner ,lemma ovate, violet, many-nerved, lodicules3, small,rounded, tip ciliate, stamens3, pendulous, filaments long. Ovary with 2 stigmas, plumose.