Taxon: Zizania aquatica L.

 
Genus: Zizania
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Ehrhartoideae
      Tribe: Oryzeae
Nomen number: 42267
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:991. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • zizânia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of wild rice (based on crossability success with Z. palustris fide Syst Bot 13:233. 1988)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Delaware, - District of Columbia, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia

References:

  • Aiken, S. G. et al. 1988. Wild rice in Canada 30.
  • Dore, W. G. & J. McNeill Grasses of Ontario. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 26. 1980 (Grass Ontario)
  • Duvall, M. R. 1987. A systematic evaluation of the genus Zizania (Poaceae) (Ph.D.) (University of Minnesota).
  • Duvall, M. R. & D. D. Biesboer 1988. Nonreciprocal hybridization failure in crosses between annual wild-rice species (Zizania palustris × Z. aquatica: Poaceae) Syst. Bot. 13:229-234.
  • Duvall, M. R. & D. D. Biesboer 1988. Nonreciprocal hybridization failure in crosses between annual wild-rice species (Zizania palustris × Z. aquatica: Poaceae) Syst. Bot. 13:229-234.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Terrell, E. E. & L. R. Batra 1982. Zizania latifolia and Ustilago esculenta, a grass-fungus association Econ. Bot. 36:279.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1997. Taxonomy of North American species of Zizania (Poaceae) (Sida) 17:535.
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)
  • Xu, X. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of the eastern Asian-North American disjunct wild-rice genus (Zizania L., Poaceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 55:1008-1017.
  • Xu, X.-W. et al. 2015. Comparative phylogeography of the wild-rice genus Zizania (Poaceae) in Eastern Asia and North America Amer. J. Bot. 102:1-9. Doi:10.3732/ajb.1400323

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