Taxon: Oryza punctata Kotschy ex Steud.

 
Genus: Oryza
    Section: Oryza
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Oryzoideae
      Tribe: Oryzeae
        Subtribe: Oryzinae
Nomen number: 26074
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:3. 1853
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • red rice  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English
  • arroz-selvagem  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for pest resistance in rice (fide Brar & Khush 198. 2002)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of rice (based on genome (B-carrier) constitution fide Proc Natl Acad Sci 96:1404. 1999)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Nigeria; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Bao, Y. et al. 2005. Identification of genomic constitution of Oryza species with the B and C genomes by the PCR-RFLP method Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:69-76.
  • Bao, Y. et al. 2005. Identification of genomic constitution of Oryza species with the B and C genomes by the PCR-RFLP method Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:69-76.
  • Brar, D. S. & G. S. Khush 2002. Chapter 14. Transferring genes from wild species into rice (Quant Genet Genom PB) 197-218.
  • Brondani, C. et al. 2003. Transferability of microsatellite and sequence tagged site markers in Oryza species Hereditas (Beijing) 138:187-192.
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Jena, K. K. 2010. The species of the genus Oryza and transfer of useful genes from wild species into cultivated rice, O. sativa Breed. Sci. 60:518-523.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Li, C.-B. et al. 2001. Identification of genome constitution of Oryza malampuzhaensis, O. minuta, and O. punctata by multicolor genomic in situ hybridization Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:201-211.
  • Li, C.-B. et al. 2001. Identification of genome constitution of Oryza malampuzhaensis, O. minuta, and O. punctata by multicolor genomic in situ hybridization Theor. Appl. Genet. 103:201-211.
  • Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Sharma, S. D. Nomenclatural confusions in genus Oryza (Monog Oryza) 355.
  • Sharma, S. D. Species of genus Oryza and their interrelationships (Monog Oryza) 85.
  • Tateoka, T. 1963. Taxonomic studies of Oryza. III. Key to the species and their enumeration Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 76:170.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Vaughan, D. A. 1989. The genus Oryza L. Current status of taxonomy Int. Rice Res. Inst. Techn. Pap. 138:8, 17.
  • Vaughan, D. A. Revised key to species in genus Oryza (Monog Oryza) 349.
  • Vaughan, D. A. et al. 2003. Diversity in the Oryza genus Curr. Opin. Pl. Biol. 6:140-141.
  • Vaughan, D. A. et al. 2003. Diversity in the Oryza genus Curr. Opin. Pl. Biol. 6:140-141.

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