|Etymology||Genus||Causing ischaemia; originally given to Digitaria sanguinalis for its styptic property|
|Species||Blunt; perhaps referring to the cordate base of the leaves|
|Synonyms||Andropogon polymorphus Steud., Ischaemum repens Roxb., Tripsacum muticum (L.) Raspail|
|Common Names||Seashore Centipede Grass, Drought Grass, Rumput Tembaga Jantan|
|Native Distribution||South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands|
A lawn covered with the Seashore Centipede Grass. Note the pointy leaf habit.
The inflorescence with its white bushy stigmas and anthers.
Dichotomous branching of leaves. Note the overlapping shealth.
The leaf base is cordate.
The leaves are erected and have a pointed tip.