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Zea mays (maize)

Angiospermae - Poales - Poaceae

Taxonomy
Zea mays was named by Linnaeus (1753). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1753Zea mays Linnaeus
1991Zea mays Chauhan

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classAngiospermae
Mesangiosperms
Monocots
RankNameAuthor
orderPoales
familyPoaceae
genusZea
speciesmays

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Zea mays Linnaeus 1753 [maize]
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Diet: "photoautotroph"p
Created: 2011-07-22 00:04:15
Modified: 2011-07-21 09:04:15
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2009

Age range: Holocene or 0.01170 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Zambia Zea mays (21854)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Zambia Zea mays (21894)