EPPO Global Database

Oryza rufipogon(ORYRU)

Code created in: 2001-03-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ORYRU
  • Preferred name: Oryza rufipogon
  • Authority: Griffith


Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Australia. A wild species which is the probable progenitor of cultivated Asian rice Oryza sativa (q.v.). Introduced in North, Central and South America, Caribbean. A serious weed of rice throughout the world
WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Oryza nivara Sharma & Shastry
Oryza sativa f. spontanea Roshevits

Common names
Name Language
brown-beard rice English
wild red rice English
wilder roter Reis German
riz rouge sauvage French
arroz colorado Spanish
arroz rojo Spanish
arroz-vermelho Portuguese (BR)
kızılçeltik Turkish
yě shēng dào Chinese
野生稻 Chinese