Phytolith (microscopic plant silicate bodies) evidence suggests that anatomically modern humans lived at Fahien rock shelterin the south-western Sri Lanka intensively used wild rice species (e.g. Oryza cf. nivara) in association with lowland rain forests from 48.35ka (48,350 calyrs BP). The intensive use of wild rice could be a local innovation

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PREMATHILAKE, CHRIS O. HUNT, Rathnasiri. Late Pleistocene Human used Rice in Sri Lanka: Phytolith Investigation of the Deposits at Fahien Rockshelter. Global Journal of Human-Social Science Research, [S.l.], dec. 2017. ISSN 2249-460X. Available at: <https://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/view/2414>. Date accessed: 26 feb. 2021.