Lepidagathis rigida ?

Lepidagathis rigida Dalzell, Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 341 1850. ?;

Images by S. Kasim, Identified by Vijayasankar Raman (Inserted by J.M.Garg)


Identification of Lepidagathis sp. : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Pl. help me to identify the Attached Lepidagathis sp.
Erect herb- Flowers solitary in axle. Leaves entire with spiny tip. Bracts spiny. Flower cream colour.
Observed at Palladam, Tiruppur Dist, Tamilnadu on 19-07-15
Specimen do not match with L. fasciculata due to absence of crenate leaves and short spike inflorescence.
It may not be L pungens  - due to absence of spiny leaf margin.
May not be L.incurva due to absence of terminal short spike of inflorescence.
Could it be Lepidagathis rigida?
This is an interesting plant; I never came across.
After detailed net perusal, the possible nearest match is Lepidagathis fasciculata (Retz.) Nees. 
It is not L. fasciculata as the leaves in the posted pictures are spine-tipped.
Thank you ...