"Erect herbs up to 30 cm tall; stems thick, with prominent nodal scars. Leaves with more distant whorls. Spikes slender, ca 2.5 cm long."
Sandy areas in the plains
Flowering and fruiting: December-February
Notes: Moist places & Rice fields
Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Herb
State - Kerala, District/s: Kasaragode, Kannur
Maharashtra: Sindhudurg Karnataka: N. Kanara