Saccharum officinarum L.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Saccharum officinarum L.
  • Common name : Sugar Cane, Noble cane
  • Vernacular name : Ikshu, Pundakah (Sanskrit); Pundiya, Ganna (Hindi); Kabbu, Iksu (Kannada); Sherdi, Us (Marathi), Karimbu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated extensively
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Collection Nos : R R Rao1509
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), Chittoor district
  • World Distribution : Cultivated throughout the tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Saccharum officinarum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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