Vegetative parts: plants mat-Forming, 0.2–0.4 m tall, basal diameter 0.1–2 m, crown diameter 0.1–2 m, with stolons. Fertile culms branching, round (not compressed), solid or with a small central cavity, roughly warty, blue-green, 0.2–0.4 m tall, diameter at base 0.7–1.5 mm, diameter at apex 0.3–0.8 mm. Branch axil indumentum absent or present. Clusters of sterile branches at the nodes of the fertile branches absent. Sheaths more than 1 per culm, persistent, with no abscission line, closely convoluted, 4.5–12 mm long, orange to reddish brown with tan speckles, upper 1/3 in colour and texture similar to the lower 2/3, apical margins coriaceous, like the rest of the body, hyaline shoulders absent, apex, excluding the membranous lobes, obtuse. Sheath-mucro penicellate, straight and erect, 0.3–0.8 mm long. Males: male inflorescence with 2–5 spikelets or 6–10 spikelets, racemose, 5–20 mm long, 1–3 mm wide. Male inflorescence spathes persistent, like the floral bracts or shorter than spikelets, cartilaginous. Male spathellae inconspicuous or absent. Male flowers in spikelets. Male spikelets erect on stiff pedicels or sessile, oblong or elliptical, apex acute or undifferentiated, 6–18 mm, 1.1–1.4 mm, with 5–20 flowers, pedicels absent ie spikelets sessile. Male bracts as tall as flowers, 3–5 mm long, oblong or ovate, rounded or obtuse or acute, cartilaginous, bract upper margin like body of bract or membranous, thinner texture than the body, bract awn less than half as long as the bract body. Male flower 2.5–3 mm long. Male tepals sepals and petals the same rigidity, chartaceous, oblong or elliptical, inner and outer tepals the same length. Male outer lateral tepals conduplicate, keel sparsely villous or keel densely villous. Anthers 1.5–2.2 mm long, exserted from the flowers. Females: female inflorescence with 1 spikelet. Female spathes shorter than the spikelets, persistent, cartilaginous. Female spathellae inconspicuous or absent. Female spikelet sessile, elliptical, apex acute or undifferentiated, 6–14 mm long, with 3–8 flowers, with 0–1 sterile bracts. Female bracts as tall as flowers or taller than flowers, erect, 4.5–7 mm long, oblong or elliptical or ovate, rounded or obtuse or acute, cartilaginous, apical margin like rest of bract or membranous (sometimes a very narrow membranous margin), same as body of bract, awn minute or absent or less than half as long as the bract body. Female flower 3.5–6 mm long, regular, without a fleshy pedicel, six tepals. Female tepals cartilaginous, keels of lateral sepals densely villous, midrib raised, apices obtuse or acute, inner and outer whorls the same length. Female outer lateral tepals conduplicate, 3.5–6 mm long. Female odd outer tepal elliptical or ovate, 3.5–6 mm long. Female inner tepals ovate, 3.5–6 mm long. Staminodes absent. Styles white, 2. Style bases fused to form a pillar. Ovary with 1 locule, dehiscent. Fruit: seed (1.68–)2.17(–2.4) mm long, (1.12–)1.24(–1.4) mm in diameter, shape in side view elliptical, shape in diameter triangular in cross section, yellow, pitted.