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Saccharum officinarum (Sugarcane)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Poales > Family: Poaceae

Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia and grown commercially worldwide to produce sugar from the sucrose in the sap of this grass.

Ecological relationships

Acetobacter diazotrophicus

Bacteria

Acid-producing, nitrogen-fixing bacteria that are found in roots, root hairs, stems and leaves of certain varieties of sugarcane plants.

 

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