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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; 60-70(-100) cm long. Culm-nodes glabrous. Leaf-sheaths 6-8 cm long; striately veined; smooth; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath auricles erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-2 mm long; white. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 15-22 cm long; 16-20 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; linear; 3-4 cm long; bearing few spikelets. Primary panicle branches appressed; simple; 2-3 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels linear; angular; bibracteate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 2 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic, or ovate; laterally compressed; 5-5.5 mm long; falling entire.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 2 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic, or ovate; laterally compressed; 5-5.5 mm long; falling entire.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes both absent or obscure.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Basal sterile florets similar; barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret linear, or lanceolate; 0.4-1 mm long; 0.1-0.2 length of spikelet; membranous. Lemma of upper sterile floret linear, or lanceolate; 0.4-1 mm long; 1 length of lower sterile floret; membranous. Fertile lemma elliptic; laterally compressed; 5-5.5 mm long; coriaceous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma surface granulose. Lemma margins interlocking with palea margins. Lemma apex acute; muticous. Palea elliptic; 5 mm long; coriaceous; 5 -veined; 1-keeled. Palea surface smooth. Palea apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 6. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India, Indo-China, and Malesia.
Reference
Oryzeae. Fl Ceyl.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Oryza meyeriana (Zoll. & Moritzi) Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Zollinger, H. [718], Jawa K000290491 isotype
Zollinger, H. [718], Jawa K000290492 isotype
Ellis, J.L. [12248], Andaman Is. K000032079 isotype
Dec 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [12412], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631554
Dec 1, 1984 Lasen, K. [10384], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682183
Dec 1, 1984 Sorensen, Th. [3980], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682185
Dec 1, 1984 Smitinand, T. [1614], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682186
Dec 1, 1984 Katayama, T.C. [W0067], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682189
Dec 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [12412], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631555
Dec 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [19521], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631557
Dec 1, 1984 Lasen, K. [8496], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682181
Dec 1, 1984 Lasen, K. [9834], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682182
Dec 1, 1984 Lasen, K. [10484], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682184
Dec 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [19521], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631556
Dec 1, 1984 Smitinand, T. [3652], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682188
Dec 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [12412], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631553
Dec 1, 1984 Put [86], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631560
Dec 1, 1984 Marcan, A. [2356], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631565
Dec 1, 1984 Put [86], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631561
Dec 1, 1984 Marcan, A. [2356], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631564
Dec 1, 1984 Marcan, A. [2356], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631566
Kerr, A.F.G. [1241], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631550
Kerr, A.F.G. [21464], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631558
Put [1791], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631562
Put [1791], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631563
Larsen, K. [2382], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682180
Kerr, A.F.G. [11600], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631551
Kerr, A.F.G. [21464], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631559
md Haniff [4712], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682178
den Hoed, G. [240], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682176
den Hoed, G. [240], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682177
Kerr, A.F.G. [11600], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000631552
Smitinand, T. [2841], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682187
md Haniff [4712], Thailand Oryza meyeriana var. granulata K000682179

First published in Hist. Pl. 12: 166 (1894)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Gilliland, H.B. (1971). A revised flora of Malaya 3: 1-319. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Singapore.
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  • Masamune, G. (1942). Enumeratio phanerogamarum Bornearum: 1-739. Taihoku, Formosa.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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