Rice: Rice is a cereal (Poaceae family, formerly grasses - Botanical name: Oryza sativa) from humid tropical, subtropical, equatorial and warm temperate regions, the fruit of which is a caryopsis (it is an achene whose seed is united pericarp) rich in starch.
The word "rice" designates all the plants of the genus Oryza, among which the only two cultigenic species, which are cultivated most often in more or less flooded fields called rizi ...
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