Oryza sativa L.

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Common names:
Derivation of specific name: sativa: cultivated, not wild
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis (Larval foodplant)
Paraponyx fluctuosalis (Larval foodplant)
Mocis proverai (Larval food plant)
Eublemma anachoresis (Larval food plant)
Bicyclus condamini (Larval food plant)
Maruca vitrata (Larval food plant)
Ariathisa abyssinia (Larval food plant)
Grammodes bifasciata (Larval foodplant)
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Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 68.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 33 - 36. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 107.

Other sources of information about Oryza sativa:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Oryza sativa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Oryza sativa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Oryza sativa
African Plant Database: Oryza sativa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Oryza sativa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Oryza sativa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Oryza sativa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Oryza sativa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Oryza sativa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Oryza sativa
iNaturalist: Oryza sativa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oryza sativa
JSTOR Plant Science: Oryza sativa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oryza sativa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Oryza sativa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oryza sativa
Plants of the World Online: Oryza sativa
Tropicos: Oryza sativa
Wikipedia: Oryza sativa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Oryza sativa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103460, retrieved 27 November 2020

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