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Taxon: Saccharum williamsii (Bor) Bor ex Cope

Genus: Saccharum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 459467
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 35:703. 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:




  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  3. 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.

Check other web resources for Saccharum williamsii (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=459467. Accessed 17 June 2019.