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Taxon: Saccharum arundinaceum Retz.

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 32602
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 4:14. 1786-1787 ("1786")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jun-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 27 (14 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui (s.), Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands (Okinawa)] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


References:

  1. Amalraj, V. A. & N. Balasundaram 2006. On the taxonomy of the members of "Saccharum complex" Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:35-41.
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Cai, Q. et al. 2005. Verification of the introgression of Erianthus arundinaceus germplasm into sugarcane using molecular markers Pl. Breed. (New York) 124:322-328.
  4. Cai, Q. et al. 2005. A preliminary assessment of the genetic relationship between Erianthus rockii and the "Saccharum complex" using microsatellite (SSR) and AFLP markers Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 169:976-984.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Grassl, C. O. 1972. Taxonomy of Saccharum relatives: Sclerostachya, Narenga, and Erianthus Proc. Int. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 14:240-248.
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  8. Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. Flora Hainanica. (F Hainan)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  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. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  12. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  13. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Nair, N. V. et al. 1999. Analysis of genetic diversity and phylogeny in Saccharum and related genera using RAPD markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol.
  16. Piperidis, N. et al. 2010. GISH characterization of Erianthus arundinaceus chromosomes in three generations of sugarcane intergeneric hybrids (Genome) 53:331-336.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Ramdoyal, K. & G. H. Badaloo 2002. Prebreeding in sugarcane with an emphasis on the programme of the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute. In: J. M. M. Engles et al. (eds.), Managing plant genetic diversity 310.
  19. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  20. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:551.

Check other web resources for Saccharum arundinaceum Retz. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=32602. Accessed 13 November 2018.