Zea (genus)

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Homage to Maize

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Tripsacinae
Genus: Zea
Sectiones: Z. sect. Luxuriantes
Species: Z. diploperennis – Z. luxurians – Z. mays – Z. mexicana – Z. nicaraguensis – Z. perennis

Name[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Mays Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754), nom. superfl.
    • Mais Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 39, 573 (1763), nom. superfl.
    • Mayzea Raf., Med. Fl. 2: 241 (1830).
    • Euchlaena Schrad., Index Seminum (GOET) 1832: 3 (1832).
    • Reana Brign., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., III, 12: 365 (1849).
    • Thalysia Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794 (1891), nom. superfl.
    • × Euchlaezea Jan.Ammal ex Bor, Grass. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan: 266 (1960).

References[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. von (1753) Species Plantarum 2: 971.
  • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards) GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. Zea. Published online. Accessed 24 Sept. 2013.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Zea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Sept. 21.
  • Tropicos.org 2013. Zea Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Sept. 21.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2013. Zea. Published on the Internet. Accessed 21. Sept. 2013.
  • GBIF.

Vernacular names[edit]

dansk: Majs-slægten
English: Teosinte
français: Téosinte
magyar: Kukorica nemzettség
Nordfriisk: Meis
русский: Кукуруза
suomi: Maissit
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