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Taxon: Zizania aquatica L.

Genus: Zizania
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Ehrhartoideae tribe: Oryzeae.
Nomen number: 42267
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:991. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
PRª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • estuarine wild rice   (Source: Wild rice in Canada) – English   [Zizania aquatica var. brevis]
  • estuarine zizania   (Source: Wild rice in Canada) – English   [Zizania aquatica var. brevis]
  • southern wild rice   (Source: Wild rice in Canada) – English   [Zizania aquatica var. aquatica]
  • southern zizania   (Source: Wild rice in Canada) – English   [Zizania aquatica var. aquatica]
  • zizânia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aiken, S. G. et al. 1988. Wild rice in Canada. 30.
  • Dore, W. G. & J. McNeill. 1980. Grasses of Ontario. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 26.
  • Duvall, M. R. 1987. A systematic evaluation of the genus Zizania (Poaceae). Unpublished dissertation (University Minnesota).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Terrell, E. E. & L. R. Batra. 1982. Zizania latifolia and Ustilago esculenta, a grass-fungus association. Econ. Bot. 36:279.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1997. Taxonomy of North American species of Zizania (Poaceae). Sida 17:535.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Zizania aquatica L.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?42267 (02 September 2014)

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