EPPO Global Database

Saccharum officinarum(SACOF)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SACOF
  • Preferred name: Saccharum officinarum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Southeast Asia. This is the cultivated plant grown for sugar production throughout the tropics, developed by hybridization of several Saccharum spp. in southeast Asia in ancient times


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Saccharum officinale Salisbury

Common names
Name Language
common sugarcane English
gemeines Zuckerrohr German
canne à sucre commune French
caña de azucar Spanish
caña de azucar común Spanish
canamele Italian
canna da zucchero Italian
canna da zucchero comune Italian
gewoon suikerriet Dutch
cana-do-açúcar-comum Portuguese
palmeto-de-são-domingo Portuguese
vanlig sockerrör Swedish
сахарный тростник Russian
şekerkamışı Turkish
canyamel Catalan
gān zhè Chinese
甘蔗 Chinese
chini Hindi
ganna Hindi
गन्ना Hindi
चीनी Hindi