There exists the theoretical possibility that this is actually Pennisetum purpureum.
English name: Feathery pennisetum or Foxtail
Pohnpeian name: Dipw rais
Location collected: COM-FSM campus behind boys dorm; can be found along side of roads.
Date collected: 04 December 1998
Collected by: Naimy Weilbacher
Habit: Shrub; Found in hot places; usually terrestrial;
Leaf shape and morphology: parallel venation and linear in shape.Silky hairs up to 6mm long.
Stem type: it is woody with cylindrical panicle. Its about 7-10 ft in lenght.
Floral characteristics: the florals are numerous with little spiklets yellowish in color ( yellowish brown to purple in color).Botany
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