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Taxon: Zea mays L. subsp. mays

Genus: Zea
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 311987
Name verified on: 15-Jul-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Oct-2003
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7). Alternate site is: Maize Genetic Stock Center (GSZE).
Accessions: 28965 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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      Cultivated:
  • only cultivated

References:

  • Batra, L. R. 1995. Names of Japanese plants sorted by their Japanese names in Romanized Katakana and scientific nomenclature.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. [poisonous].
  • Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species. 18–49.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals. 10:143 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 10:143.
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. [poisonous].
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource).
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.

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Check other web resources for Zea mays L. subsp. mays:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?311987 (24 July 2014)

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