Oryza punctata

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Oryza punctata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Oryza
Species: O. punctata
Binomial name
Oryza punctata
Synonyms[1]
  • Oryza schweinfurthiana Prodoehl

Oryza punctata is a grass in the rice genus Oryza, also known as red rice, related to cultivated rice O. sativa, and native to tropical Africa, southern Africa, and Madagascar.[2] It is a weed that grows in rice fields.[3]

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