Taxon: Sclerostachya fusca (Roxb.) A. Camus

Genus: Sclerostachya
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 33390
Place of publication: H. Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 7:243. 1922
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Oct-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sugarcane (fide Grassl, Proc. Int. Soc. Sugar Cane Tech. 14:240-248. 1971; Theor Appl Genet 67:173. 1984, as potential for water logging)

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


  1. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Grassl, C. O. 1971. Proceedings of the 14th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 14:240-248.
  4. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  5. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  6. Sreenivasan, J. & T. V. Sreenivasan 1984. In vitro propagation of a Saccharum officinarum (L.) and Sclerostachya fusca (Roxb.) A. Camus Hybrid Theor. Appl. Genet. 67:171-174.

Check other web resources for Sclerostachya fusca (Roxb.) A. Camus :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 April 2018.