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Oryza indandamanica

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Explanations

Genome designation
GG
Chromosome number
Diploid, 2n=24
Distribution
Rutland Island, Andaman Islands, India
Key characteristics
Seeds brown, leaf blade glabrous, trichomes on leaf edge.
Habitat
Forested rocky slope at the edge of a creek.
Notes
Only known from one population of about 100 plants. Attempts to obtain hybrids with O. granulata were successful. It has been considered an ecotype of O. granulata with which chromosome pairing in the hybrid is normal
References
Ellis, J. L. 1985. Oryza indandamanica Ellis, new rice plant from islands of Andamans. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 27:225-227.
Khush, G. S., and K. K. Jena. 1989. Biosystematic status of Oryza indandamanica. 6th Int. Congress of SABRAO. Tsukuba, Japan.
Khush, G. S., D. S. Multani, G. V. Vergara, and D. S. Brar. 1990a. Taxonomic status of O. indandamanica. Rice Genet. Newsl. 7:88-89.