Oryza sativa L.

Family : Poaceae

Local name : Dhan (As)

Annual grass; leaves linear-lanceolate; panicles lax, erect; spikelets ovate-oblong or ovoid, awned or not; caryopsis oblong, angular, tightly enclosed in the lemma and palea.

Distribution :    Cultivated.

Uses :  Rice water used as refrigerant and nourishing drink.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam