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Taxon: Saccharum edule Hassk.

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 32606
Place of publication: Flora 25(2, Beibl.):3. 1842
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [or Saccharum Edule Group
  • • a sterile form perhaps of hybrid origin involving S. robustum]
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Oct-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:243. 1993; Baileya 23:118. 1991); vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:243. 1993; Baileya 23:118. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in Malesia & Melanesia)

References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Grassl, C. O. 1968. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 871.
  4. Grassl, C. O. 1977. The origin of the sugar producing cultivars of Saccharum Sugarcane Breed. Newslett. 39:10.
  5. Irvine, J. E. 1999. Saccharum species as horticultural classes Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:186-194.
  6. Mukherjee, S. K. 1954. Revision of the genus Saccharum Linn. Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 8:146.
  7. Nakayama, S. 2004. Species-specific accumulation of interspersed sequences in genus Saccharum Genes Genet. Systems 79:361-365.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  10. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:243.
  11. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  12. Takahashi, S. et al. 2005. Very close relationship of the chloroplast genomes among Saccharum species Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:1523-1529.
  13. Whalen, M. D. 1991. Taxonomy of Saccharum (Poaceae) (Baileya) 23:117.
  14. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:552.

Check other web resources for Saccharum edule Hassk. :

  • 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=32606. Accessed 19 December 2018.