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Taxon: Saccharum officinarum L.

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 32617
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:54. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Saccharum Noble Group]
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 445 (426 active, 39 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: sugar
  • Materials: fiber ("bagasse" residue for paper & cardboard); wax
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

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  9. Grassl, C. O. 1968. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 872.
  10. Grassl, C. O. 1977. The origin of the sugar producing cultivars of Saccharum Sugarcane Breed. Newslett. 39:10.
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  22. Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
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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=32617. Accessed 17 November 2018.