Hierarchy combined from multiple sources
|Scientific Name||Arundina graminifolia|
Flowering class: Monocot
Erect stout terrestrial plants; stem to 2 m tall, terete. Leaves distichous, linear-lanceolate, to 8 x 2 cm, persistent. Flowers about 4 cm across, pink-purple, in terminal few-flowered racemes or short panicles; sepals free, similar, ovate-lanceolate, 3.5 x 1 cm; petals broader than the sepals, rhomboid, elliptic, 3.5 x 2 cm; lip trumpet shaped, enclosing the column, bilobed at apex, margin crenulate, midlobe with lamellae, purple with white shades at base; column long, narrowly winged; pollinia 8, lenticular.
Flowering and fruiting: July-September
Among rocks in grasslands
State - Kerala, District/s: Kottayam, Idukki, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad