It is an extremely tall variety. The height of this variety can even hide wild elephants when they enter the farm and for this reason it is called as “Kattuyanam” (meaning wild elephant in Tamil)
This variety has a number of medicinal properties. Helps to control diabetics it is very good for heart health it is rich in minerals usually people used to consume kasayam made out of this rice bran and it is an incredible grain to make idli and dosa.
The rice of this variety is light red in colour and bold in nature.