EPPO Global Database

Oryza sativa(ORYSA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ORYSA
  • Preferred name: Oryza sativa
  • Authority: Linnaeus


China. Cultivated as a major grain crop in suitable climates. Introduced in Mediterranean, Black Sea, Russian Far East, Central Asia, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, Japan, Korea, west and central Africa, Madagascar, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone), New Guinea, Australia (except South, Victoria, Tasmania)

The second plant to have its genome sequenced (in 2002)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
common rice English
rice English
gemeiner Reis German
riz French
riz commun French
riz cultivé French
arroz común Spanish
riso Italian
riso comune Italian
gewone rijst Dutch
arroz Portuguese
arroz-comum Portuguese
vanlig ris Swedish
ine Japanese
イネ Japanese
рис посевной Russian
рис посевный Russian
çeltik Turkish
rizs Hungarian
oriz Albanian
arroza Basque
посевен ориз Bulgarian
arròs Catalan
dào Chinese
riža  Croatian
rýže setá Czech
chawal Hindi
dhaan Hindi
चावल Hindi
धान Hindi
ris Occitan
рижа Serbian
ryža siata Slovak
рис посівний Ukrainian