Saccharum officinarum

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Noun1.Saccharum officinarum - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalksSaccharum officinarum - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
graminaceous plant, gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
genus Saccharum, Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
sugar cane, sugarcane - juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
noble cane - sugarcanes representing the highest development of the species; characterized by large juicy stalks with soft rinds and high sugar content
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References in classic literature ?
“Yes, yes,” cried Richard, “cane is the vulgar name for it, but the real term is saccharum officinarum; and what we call the sugar, or hard maple, is acer saccharinum.
Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is world's largest crop with respect to total production and one of the important cash crops of Pakistan (Khan et al., 2018).
El paisaje en que se ubica el estanque esta conformado en su mayor parte por canaverales (Saccharum officinarum L.) con algunas zonas arboladas, principalmente a lo largo de arroyos y como cercos vivos; los alrededores del sitio estan escasamente poblados, sin embargo, se encuentra relativamente cerca a centros urbanos, como Penuela (1 km) y Buena Vista (0.5 km).
Six species of graminiae plants were chosen as the sources of isolates include: elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum), alang-alang (Imperata cylindrica), sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum), maize (Zea mays), rice plant (Oryza sativa) and cyperus (Cyperus rotundus).
Cloning, expression, molecular modeling and docking analysis of glutathione transferase from Saccharum officinarum. Annals of Applied Biology, v.159, p.267-280, 2011.
Known by many Filipinos as tubo, sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) isn't far different from the wild talahib (Saccharum spontaneum) lining many fields.
Commonly grown sugarcane cultivar is Saccharum officinarum which belongs to family Poaceae.
(Fabaceae), Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel (Euphorbiaceae), Saccharum officinarum L.
Entre estos se encuentra la cana de azucar (CA) (Saccharum officinarum), que puede utilizarse como complemento de la dieta de los bovinos durante la sequia debido a sus altos volumenes de produccion, bajo costo, manejo sencillo y facil adopcion por el productor.