Taxon: Saccharum ravennae (L.) L.

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 103325
Place of publication: Syst. veg. ed. 13:88. 1774
Comments:
  • • Linnaeus is author of the new names in Syst. veg. ed. 13
  • • Murray was simply editor, fide TL-2 3:110, 670. 1981
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Jul-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 17 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for erosion control fide F ChinaEng)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Iraq; Hortus 3, as Erianthus ravennae)
  • Animal food: forage (when young fide F ChinaEng)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sugarcane (fide J Pl Res 115:387. 2002, based on phylogenetic affinities with S. arundinaceum; Crop Sci 49:865. 2009, citing a 1941 report of hybridization with S. spontaneum)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • China: China - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

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  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Besse, P. et al. 1996. Ribosomal DNA variations in Erianthus, a wild sugarcane relative (Andropogoneae-Saccharinae) Theor. Appl. Genet. 92:733-743.
  • Besse, P. et al. 1996. Ribosomal DNA variations in Erianthus, a wild sugarcane relative (Andropogoneae-Saccharinae) Theor. Appl. Genet. 92:733-743.
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Cordeiro, G. M. et al. 2003. Sugarcane microsatellites for the assessment of genetic diversity in sugarcane germplasm Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 165:181-189.
  • Cordeiro, G. M. et al. 2003. Sugarcane microsatellites for the assessment of genetic diversity in sugarcane germplasm Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 165:181-189.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
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  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  • Grassl, C. O. 1972. Taxonomy of Saccharum relatives: Sclerostachya, Narenga, and Erianthus Proc. Int. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 14:244.
  • Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Phylogenetics of Miscanthus, Saccharum and related genera (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on DNA sequences from ITS nuclear ribosomal DNA and plastid trnL intron and trnL-F intergenic spacers J. Pl. Res. 115:381-392.
  • Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Phylogenetics of Miscanthus, Saccharum and related genera (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on DNA sequences from ITS nuclear ribosomal DNA and plastid trnL intron and trnL-F intergenic spacers J. Pl. Res. 115:381-392.
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  • Lambert, A. M. et al. 2010. Invasive species and fire in Califronia ecosystems (Fremontia) 38:29-36.
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  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Wang, X.-H. et al. 2009. Molecular identification of Saccharum spp. × Erianthus fulvus hybrids using sequence-characterized amplified region markers Crop Sci. (Madison) 49:865.
  • Wang, X.-H. et al. 2009. Molecular identification of Saccharum spp. × Erianthus fulvus hybrids using sequence-characterized amplified region markers Crop Sci. (Madison) 49:865.
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