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Oryza latifolia Desv.

  • Distribution
    Distribution
  • Habitat
    Habitat
  • Spikelet
    Spikelet

Explanations

Genome designation
CCDD
Chromosome number
Tetraploid, 2n=48
Distribution
Latin America ? Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Trinidad, Venezuela
Key characteristics
Tall (>2m) and short (usually <1m) forms exist. Leaves broad but <5cm; spikelet <7mm.
Habitat
Found in variety of open to semi-shaded habitats including savannah, swamps, cultivated fields (as a weed), secondary forest and rainforest usually near or in water.
Potentially useful traits
Salt tolerance
Notes
Can be a weed in rice fields.
References
Chen, J. J., and S. Matsunaka. 1991. Correlation of propanil hydolyzing enzyme activity with leaf morphology in wild rices of genome CCDD. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 40:80-85.
Fukui, K., R. Shishido, and T. Kinoshita. 1997. Identification of the rice D-genome chromosomes by genomic in-situ hybridization. Theor. Appl. Genet. 95:1239-1245.
Nakamura, I., S. Agarie, S. Murayama, S. Tobita, S. Yanagihara et al. 2005. Sat tolerance of wild rice Oryza latifolia Desv. in relation to growth and dry mater production. Japanese Journal of Tropical Agriculture 49:70-76 (in Japanese with English summary)
Second, G. 1989. Additional observations and collection of the Oryza latifolia Desv. species complex. Rice Genet. Newsl. 6:73-76.
Jena, K. K., and G. Kochert. 1991. Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of CCDD genome species of the genus Oryza L. Plant Mol. Biol. 16:831-839.