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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 971–972. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/20/2009)
Item State : Description complete
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/20/2009)
Estatus: Nativa
Life Form: Hierba
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Flora Index Page Info: 6-401
ContributorText: G. Davidse
Contributor: G. Davidse


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2. Zea mays L., Sp. Pl. 971 (1753). Lectotipo (designado por Iltis y Doebley, 1980): América, Anon. (LINN-1096-1).

Por G. Davidse.

Anuales 1-5 m, con raíces fúlcreas; renuevos pocos. Vainas glabras o pelosas; lígula 2.5-8 mm; láminas 20-160 x 3-10 cm, glabras o pelosas; espiguillas estaminadas con la gluma inferior redondeada en el dorso, ecarinada o angostamente alada. 2n=20. Ch-P. 0-3000 m. (Nativa de México y Guatemala; subsp. mays un cultivar obligado cosmopolita.)




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