Taxon: Saccharum robustum E. W. Brandes & Jeswiet ex Grassl

 
Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
        Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 32621
Place of publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 27:234. 1946
Name Verified on: 25-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 92 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of sugarcane (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:145. 1996; Ethnobot Res Appl 2:14-15. 2004)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of sugarcane (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:145. 1996; Ethnobot Res Appl 2:14-15. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Vanuatu

References:

  • Amalraj, V. A. & N. Balasundaram 2006. On the taxonomy of the members of "Saccharum complex" Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:35-41.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:145.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Grivet, L. et al. 2004. A review of recent molecular genetics evidence for sugarcane evolution and domestication Ethnobot. Res. Applic. 2:9-17.
  • Grivet, L. et al. 2004. A review of recent molecular genetics evidence for sugarcane evolution and domestication Ethnobot. Res. Applic. 2:9-17.
  • Irvine, J. E. 1999. Saccharum species as horticultural classes Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:186-194.
  • Irvine, J. E. 1999. Saccharum species as horticultural classes Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:186-194.
  • Mukherjee, S. K. 1954. Revision of the genus Saccharum Linn. Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 8:146.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  • Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  • Rao, J. T. Botanical research on sugarcane (Saccharum L.) germplasm with reference to origin of species (Curr Trends Bot Res) 173-181.
  • Rao, J. T. Botanical research on sugarcane (Saccharum L.) germplasm with reference to origin of species (Curr Trends Bot Res) 173-181.
  • Suman, A. et al. 2008. Sequence-related amplified polymorphism (SRAP) markers for assessing genetic relationships and diversity in sugarcane germplasm collections Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 6:222-231.
  • Suman, A. et al. 2008. Sequence-related amplified polymorphism (SRAP) markers for assessing genetic relationships and diversity in sugarcane germplasm collections Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 6:222-231.
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:245.
  • Whalen, M. D. 1991. Taxonomy of Saccharum (Poaceae) (Baileya) 23:116.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:555.

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