Francis Ouellette francis at cmmt.ubc.ca
Tue Jul 9 03:59:07 EST 2002

mimi9 wrote:
> I want to know the biological name of rice. Does "Oryza sativa " is
> one kind of rice?

sure, see the taxonomy browser at the NCBI for the others. Here is a 
good place to start:


This view will show you some of the common names, and all of the 
latin (scientific) names. such as (for a loacal example :-) as 
Zizania aquatica (Canadian wild rice). 



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