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Saccharum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Erianthus Michx.
    Narenga Bor
  Common Name(s): sugarcane
    sugar cane
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusSaccharum L. – sugarcane, sugar cane  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Saccharum alopecuroides (L.) Nutt.  
                                  Species Saccharum angustifolium (Nees) Trin.  
                                  Species Saccharum arundinaceum Retz.  
                                  Species Saccharum asperum (Nees) Steud.  
                                  Species Saccharum baldwinii Spreng. – narrow plumegrass 
                                  Species Saccharum brevibarbe (Michx.) Pers. – shortbeard plumegrass 
                                  Species Saccharum coarctatum (Fernald) R.D. Webster – compressed plumegrass 
                                  Species Saccharum giganteum (Walter) Pers. – sugarcane plumegrass 
                                  Species Saccharum narenga (Nees ex Steud.) Wall. ex Hack.  
                                  Species Saccharum officinarum L. – sugarcane 
                                  Species Saccharum robustum E.W. Brandes & Jeswiet ex Grassl – robust cane 
                                  Species Saccharum sinense Roxb. – Chinese cane 
                                  Species Saccharum spontaneum L. – wild sugarcane, ahlek, loa, wild cane 
                                  Species Saccharum villosum Steud.  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Saccharum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Saccharum   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Saccharum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Saccharum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Saccharum   
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