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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Oryza sativa L., Sp. Pl.: 333 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: a cultigen from China
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Lifeform: Ther. or hel.
Remarks: Cultivated for its edible seeds (Rice). Probably derived from Oryza rufipogon.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova