Eulaliopsis binata (Retz.) C. E. Hubb. in Hook., Icon. Pl. subtab. 3262. 1935. Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 654. 1978; Koyama, Grass. Jap. Neighb. Reg. 417. 1987.
Andropogon binatus Retz., Obs. Bot. 5 : 21. 1789.
Ischaemum angustifolium (Trin.) Hack. in Oliv. in Hook., Icon. 18: Pl. 1773. 1888; Hayata, Icon. Pl. Form. 7: 78. 1918.
Eulaliopsis angustifolia Honda, Bot. Mag. Tokyo 38: 56. 1924.
Rhizome stout. Culms densely tufted, 3-4-noded, 30-60 cm high. Sheath, persistent, densely woolly, swollen and imbricate; blade 10-30 cm long by 1-3 mm wide, subulate; ligule a ring of hairs. Racemes 2-4, digitately arranged, 2-4.5 mm long, covered with golden soft hairs. Spikelets paired, the one pedicellate and the other sessile. Sessile spikelet about 5 mm long, oblong-lanceolate; callus with golden hairs of about 4 mm long, lower glume fringed, 5-9-nerved, lower half golden hairy; upper glume boat-shaped, slightly longer than the lower glume; margins membranous and hairy, 5-7-nerved, lower half hairy, tipped with an awn of 3 mm long; lower lemma membranous; apex ciliate, upper lemma membranous; tipped with a long awn of equal length to the spikelet; anthers about 3.5 mm long.
KAOHSIUNG: Meinung (Binosho), Tashiro 328.
Distributed widely in India, Burma, Thailand, China and extending to the Philippines.