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Taxon: Potamophila parviflora R. Br.

Genus: Potamophila
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Ehrhartoideae tribe: Oryzeae
Nomen number: 412183
Place of publication: Prodr. 211. 1810
Name verified on: 08-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for cold tolerance in rice   (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 45:399-406. 1998)

Distributional range:

    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [e.]


  • Abedinia, M. et al. 1998. Potamophila parviflora R. Br - a wild rice from Eastern Australia: distribution and phylogeny. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:399–406.
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 1990–1993. Flora of New South Wales.

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  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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