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Taxon: Oryza glaberrima Steud.

 
Genus: Oryza
Section: Oryza
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Oryzoideae
Tribe: Oryzeae
Subtribe: Oryzinae
Nomen number: 26062
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:3. 1853
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 513 (192 active, 118 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (fide IRRI Pap. 138:9. 1989); cereal (fide IRRI Pap. 138:9. 1989)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo


    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Ge, S. et al. 1999. Phylogeny of rice genomes with emphasis on origins of allotetraploid species Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 96:14400-14405.
  6. Heuer, S. & K. M. Miézan 2003. Assessing hybrid sterilility in Oryza glaberrima × O. sativa hybrid progenies by PCR marker analysis and crossing with wide compatibility varieties Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:902-909.
  7. Hilu, K. W. & L. V. Sharova 2002. Evolutionary implications of substitution patterns in prolamin genes of Oryza glaberrima (African rice, Poaceae) and related species Amer. J. Bot. 89:211-219.
  8. Jones, M. P. et al. 1997. Diversity and potential of Oryza glaberrima Steud in upland rice breeding Breed. Sci. 47:395-398.
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  12. Sarla, N. et al. 2005. Oryza glaberrima: a source for the improvement of Oryza sativa Curr. Sci. 89:955-963.
  13. Sharma, S. D. Species of genus Oryza and their interrelationships (Monog Oryza) 81, 96, 100.
  14. Sweeney, M. & S. McCouch 2007. The complex history of the domestication of rice Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 100:951-957.
  15. Tateoka, T. 1963. Taxonomic studies of Oryza. III. Key to the species and their enumeration Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 76:170.
  16. Vaughan, D. A. Revised key to species in genus Oryza (Monog Oryza) 349.
  17. Vaughan, D. A. et al. 2003. Diversity in the Oryza genus Curr. Opin. Pl. Biol. 6:139-145.
  18. Vaughan. D. A. 1989. The genus Oryza L. Current status of taxonomy Int. Rice Res. Inst. Techn. Pap. 138:10, 15.
  19. Win, K. T. et al. 2017. A single base change explains the independent origin of and selection for the nonshattering gene in African rice domestication New Phytol. 213:1925-1935.
  20. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Oryza glaberrima Steud. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26062. Accessed 18 June 2019.