Taxon profile


Wild rice
Zizania L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  subfamily Ehrhartoideae

Scientific synonyms

Ceratochaete Lunell
Elymus Mitch.
Fartis Adans.
Hydropyrum Link
Melinum Link

Other names

= Canada rice
= Indian rice
= Water oat

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Zizania aquatica L. - Annual Wildrice

Zizania aquatica

species Zizania latifolia (Griseb.) Turcz. ex Stapf - Manchurian Wildrice

Zizania latifolia

species Zizania palustris L. - Northern Wildrice
species Zizania texana A.S. Hitchc. - Texas Wildrice

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1310818]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Zizania Linnaeus, 1753]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Zizania L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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