brownbeard rice, red rice;


Oryza rufipogon Griff. ? from Hooghly 4/11/12 sk1:

This might be the wild paddy, URI-DHAN or JHORA-DHAN in Bengali.
Species : Oryza rufipogon Griff. ?
H & H : 3 strands growing in a paddy field; about 3 feet tall; couldn’t get closer – so, leaves roughly less than 1.5 feet x less than 1 cm; extra long awn
Date : 2/11/12, 11.06 a.m.
Place : Hooghly

Yes. it is Oryza rufipogon



Common name: weedy rice
Possible Id: Oryza rufipogon
Location : rice fields at Raipur

yes it is Oryza rufipogon

Thanks … for this upload.. probably we also have this in our area, as a weed in our rice fields, but excessive weedicidal practices are removing wild relatives of our selected plants..



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Habitat: Fresh water Wetland (pond),
Location: Barisal City, Southern Bangladesh
Picture take: Nov, 2018.


Oryza rufipogon for validation: 3 high res. images.
Request for validation of wild rice, Oryza rufipogon from Bilaspur. Photographed in October 2022.


Is this wild rice edible ?

Yes, …, the grains can be eaten.

Yes, as per images at Oryza rufipogon




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