Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Datasheet

Saccharum

Toolbox

Datasheet

Saccharum

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Saccharum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae

Don't need the entire report?

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Generate report

Pictures

Top of page
PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
TitleHabit
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
HabitSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
TitleHabit
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA
HabitSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit. USA©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), stems. USA.
TitleStems
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), stems. USA.
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), stems. USA.
StemsSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), stems. USA.©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), close-up of stems. USA.
TitleStems
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), close-up of stems. USA.
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), close-up of stems. USA.
StemsSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), close-up of stems. USA.©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit, with flower spikes. USA
TitleHabit
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit, with flower spikes. USA
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit, with flower spikes. USA
HabitSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), habit, with flower spikes. USA©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), flowers. USA.
TitleFlowers
CaptionSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), flowers. USA.
Copyright©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), flowers. USA.
FlowersSaccharum ravennae (ravenna grass), flowers. USA.©The Nature Conservancy Archive/The Nature Conservancy/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Saccharum sp.
TitleSaccharum sp. - colour illustration
CaptionSaccharum sp.
Copyright©Wilhelm Valder
Saccharum sp.
Saccharum sp. - colour illustrationSaccharum sp.©Wilhelm Valder

Identity

Top of page

Preferred Scientific Name

  • Saccharum

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Zuckerrohr

EPPO code

  • SACSS (Saccharum sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

Top of page
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Saccharum

List of Pests

Top of page

Major host of:

Aulacaspis tegalensis (sugarcane scale); Bipolaris sacchari (eye spot); Cardiospermum halicacabum (balloon vine); Croton argenteus (silver July croton); Cyanthillium cinereum (little ironweed); Datura stramonium (jimsonweed); Diatraea grandiosella (southwestern corn borer); Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass); Emilia fosbergii (Florida tassel-flower); Globisporangium splendens (blast of oil palm); Gomphocarpus physocarpus (balloon cotton bush); Hercinothrips femoralis (banded greenhouse thrips); Leifsonia xyli subsp. xyli (sugarcane ratoon stunting disease); Ligniera vasculorum (sugarcane dry top rot); Melanaphis sacchari (yellow sugarcane aphid); Paspalum urvillei (Vasey grass); Puccinia melanocephala (sugarcane common rust); Rhabdoscelus obscurus (sugarcane weevil borer); Sesamia grisescens (Pink sugarcane borer); Sugarcane grassy shoot phytoplasma (grassy shoot of sugarcane); sugarcane Ramu stunt disease (Ramu stunt disease); Sugarcane sereh disease (sereh); Synedrella nodiflora (synedrella); Themeda quadrivalvis (grader grass); Urochloa decumbens (signal grass); Urochloa reptans (sprawling signalgrass); Xanthium spinosum (bathurst burr); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vasculorum (sugarcane gumming disease)

Minor host of:

Artona catoxantha (coconut leaf moth); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Nicandra physalodes (apple of Peru); Sphacelotheca sacchari (smut of sugarcane); Tapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant); Tetraneura nigriabdominalis (rice root aphid)

Wild host of:

Maliarpha separatella (African white rice borer); Sporisorium pulverulentum (Sporisorium smut of wild Saccharum); Sporisorium sacchari (Asian sugarcane smut)

Host of (source - data mining):

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Jamaica vervain)