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(Plants) a member of the Zizania genus of grasses which includes Indian rice
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Noun1.Zizania - wild rice
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
wild rice, Zizania aquatica - perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food
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References in periodicals archive ?
The species forming a genus Zizania includes northern wild rice, wild rice, Texas wild rice, and Manchurian wild rice, among which first three are native to North America while the last one is native to China.
Gao et al., "Enhancement of Cr(VI) removal by modifying activated carbon developed from Zizania caduciflora with tartaric acid during phosphoric acid activation," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
In the Taihu Lake, the most produced vegetation type is the emergent species, including Phragmites australis and Zizania caduciflora.
The rice typically takes on its emergent form in June, growing up out of the water to a height of 3 to 5 feet for lake rice (Zizania palustris) and up to 13 feet for the elegant, state-threatened river rice (Zizania aquatica).
Liu, 2012.Heritable alteration in salt-tolerance in rice induced by introgression from wild rice (Zizania latifolia).
Teresa Velazco Espinosa en marzo de 1984, con la que procreo tres hijos: Cheshvan Francisco, Cesar Jezrael y Zizania Litsea.
rathbuni), San Marcos gambusia (Gambusia georgei), fountain darter (Etheostoma fonticola), and Texas wild rice(Zizania texana).
Jeong, "Anti-fatigue effect of Zizania caudiflora (Turczaninow) Nakai," The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, vol.
The offender in this case, Zizania (in latin), or manomin (in Ojibway), or wild rice (to the rest of the world).