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Oryza meyeriana (Zoll. et Mor. ex Steud.)

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Explanations

Genome designation
GG
Chromosome number
Diploid, 12
Distribution
Southeast Asia, Peninsula Malaysia
Key characteristics
Surface if the palea and lemma granulate, spikelets awnless. Spikelets longer than 6.4mm.
Habitat
Mainly sclerophyll forest floors
Potentially useful traits
Disease resistance.
Notes
It is not clear that this species is genetically isolated from O. granulata, which occurs with O. meyeriana on Java. In the Mocullan Islands a form with particularly long spikelets is found that has been called O. abrometiana.
References
Tateoka, T. 1962. Taxonomic studies of Oryza, II Several species complexes. Bot. Mag. Tokyo 76:165-173