genus Saccharum


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Noun1.genus Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcanegenus Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
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
Saccharum officinarum, sugar cane, sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
munj, munja, Saccharum bengalense, Saccharum munja - tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets
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Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarium) is an important cash crop belonging to the family Poaceae, genus Saccharum and to tribe Andropogoneae Daniels and Roach (1987).
The genus Saccharum (SAK-er-um) consists of some 200 species, subspecies, varieties and/or cultivars including the cultivated sugar cane, S.