Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan
About Desmostachya bipinnata Plant :
Habit : A perennial tall, rootstock stout, creeping, stolons very stout clothed with shining sheaths.
Stem : Tufted, smooth, erect, stout.
Leaves : Many, basal, fascicled, very long, rigid long acuminate tips filiform, margins hispid, mouth of sheath with long hairs, ligule 0.
Inflorescence : Panicles, strict, erect, narrowly pyramidal or columnar, often interrupted, rachis puberulous, branches very much crowded, branchlet rigid, glabrous or hispidulous, spreading.
Flowers : Spikelets unilateral, biseriate and crowded, deflexed, pale brown, rather shining, internodes of rachilla very short, glume obtuse, floral glume coriaceous, palea shorter than its glume, rather coriaceous, keels minutely scabrid. Stamens 3.