calamus leptospadix GriffCommon Name:
Distribution: India (West Bengal, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland , Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, Nepal. Usually seen on damp river plains and forms continuous thickets.
Nature of species:
Fruiting: Not known
Uses: Mainly used for rough baskets. Split canes are durable and used for making chair bottoms.
References: Renuka, C.,Bhat,K.V.,Pandalai,R.C. 2010. Rattans of India. Kerala Forest Research Institute,Peechi,Thrissur,Kerala.pp.90-93