EPPO Global Database

Oryza barthii(ORYBA)

Code created in: 2004-04-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ORYBA
  • Preferred name: Oryza barthii
  • Authority: Chevalier


West and tropical Africa (except Zaïre). Probably the wild progenitor of cultivated African rice Oryza glaberrima

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Oryza breviligulata Chevalier & Röhrich
Oryza perennis subsp. bartii Chevalier

Common names
Name Language
wild rice English
wilder Reis German
diga French
riz sauvage à rhizomes French
arroz-selvagem Portuguese
arroz-vivaz-de-áfrica Portuguese