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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, 166 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, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • 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 on www.skud.info). 2012 (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. 1994 (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. 2018. 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 October 2018.