Saccharum officinarum

Saccharum officinarum L.

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Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Thought to have arisen in New Guinea, now cultivated for sugar throughout the tropics and subtropics.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, cultivated (sugar cane).


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