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Taxon: Saccharum ravennae (L.) L.

 
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:
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: 16 (10 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Italian sugarcane  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • plume grass  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • Ravenna grass  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • sockergräs  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (when young)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Iraq; Hortus 3, as Erianthus ravennae); ornamental (fide F Iraq; Hortus 3, as Erianthus ravennae)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Pakistan

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  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. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  9. Grassl, C. O. 1972. Taxonomy of Saccharum relatives: Sclerostachya, Narenga, and Erianthus Proc. Int. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 14:244.
  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.
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  12. Lambert, A. M. et al. 2010. Invasive species and fire in Califronia ecosystems (Fremontia) 38:29-36.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  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. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  20. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  21. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  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. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103325. Accessed 23 October 2018.