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Taxon: Saccharum wardii (Bor) Bor ex Cope

Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 458974
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 35:702. 1980 (N. L. Bor, Grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, & Pakistan 214. 1960, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: Bor simultaneously accepted this taxon under both Erianthus and Saccharum, thus Bor's new combination under Saccharum was not validly published under Shenzhen ICN Art. 36.3
Name Verified on: 10-Apr-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Apr-2019
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Arunachal Pradesh]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.)


  1. Nair, N. V. et al. 1999. Analysis of genetic diversity and phylogeny in Saccharum and related genera using RAPD markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 46:73-79.
  2. Pal, D. C. et al. 1983. Saccharum wardii (Bor) Bor ex Cope (Poaceae): a new record for India. In: Bull. Bot. Surv. India 24:196-198
  3. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India (Grass NE India)

Check other web resources for Saccharum wardii (Bor) Bor ex Cope :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=458974. Accessed 20 June 2019.