Zea mays L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Zea mays (rights holder: Vilseskogen) © Vilseskogen

Corn

Zea mays, corn or maize, is a annual grass in the Poaceae (grass family) that originated in Central America and is one of the top three cereal crops grown in the world, along with rice (Oryza sativa) and wheat (Triticum spp.), with 2010 global commercial production of dried corn totaling 844.4 million metric tons, harvested from 161.9 million hectares. Corn was domesticated in Mexico and Centr... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Zea
Global Pollen Project UUID
a8d2d78b-a85d-4957-9c8f-5bc3f2a8e6bb
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility