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Taxon: Saccharum ravennae (L.) L.

Synonym of Tripidium ravennae (L.) H. Scholz

Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 103325
Place of publication: Syst. veg. ed. 13:88. 1774
Link to protologue:
  • • 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: 26-Oct-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  3. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  4. Cordeiro, G. M. et al. 2003. Sugarcane microsatellites for the assessment of genetic diversity in sugarcane germplasm. Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 165:181-189.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). Note: = Tripidium ravennae (L.) H. Scholtz
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  9. Grassl, C. O. 1972. Taxonomy of Saccharum relatives: Sclerostachya, Narenga, and Erianthus. Proc. Int. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 14:244. Note: based on floral structures & growth type, Grassl accepted the recognition of this Old World taxon in the genus Ripidium Trin., unaware of its nomenclatural unavailable status
  10. 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. Note: a phylogeny of the genus Miscanthus included sequences from this taxon (as Saccharum ravennae Murr.) that clustered sister to S. arundinaceum & finding support of an Old World group (Ripidium) distant from Saccharum
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  12. Lambert, A. M. et al. 2010. Invasive species and fire in Califronia ecosystems. Fremontia 38:29-36.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  15. Meyer, M. H. 2012. Chapter 3. Ornamental grasses in the United States. Hort. Rev. 39:121-151.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  20. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  21. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: lists as Saccharum ravennae (L.) Murray
  23. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR Note: = Erianthus ravennae (L.) P. Beauv.
  24. 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.
  25. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  27. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:555.

Check other web resources for Saccharum ravennae (L.) L. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103325. Accessed 13 July 2020.