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Zea mays L.

This species name was first published in Sp. Pl. : 971 (1753) Link to external nomenclature reference

At the time of this classification snapshot, this species name was accepted by WFO (placed as the accepted name of a taxon). Its description and other taxonomic data can be found on World Flora Online, id: wfo-0000907754.

Synonyms of Zea mays L.

Name Author Protologue Nomenclator WFO link
Mays americana Baumg. Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. 3: 281 (1816) Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000878883
Mays zea Gaertn. Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 6 (1788) Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000878885
Mayzea cerealis Raf. Med. Fl. 2: 241 (1830) Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000878886
Thalysia mays (L.) Kuntze Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794 (1891) Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000903450
Zea gigantea hort. Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 1189, in syn. 1895 Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907744
Zea gracillima hort. ex Vilmorin Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 1190, in syn. 1895 Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907746
Zea mays subsp. amyleosaccharata (Sturtev.) Zhuk. Kult. Rast. Sorod. 123 1950 wfo-0000907759
Zea mays subsp. tunicata (A.St.Hil.) Zhuk. Kult. Rast. Sorod. 122 1950 wfo-0000907773
Zea mays var. tunicata A.St.Hil. Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 16: 144 1829 wfo-0000907788
Zea mays var. variegata G.Nicholson Ill. Dict. Gard. 4: 238. 1887 Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907789
Zea minima hort. ex Vilmorin Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 1190, in syn. 1895 Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907795
Zea segetalis Salisb. Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton : 28 (1796) Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907807
Zea vittata hort. ex Vilmorin Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 1189, in syn. 1895 Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0000907810
Zea mays var. mays wfo-0001096996
Zea mays var. indurata (Sturtev.) L.H.Bailey Cycl. Amer. Hort. 4: 2005 1902 wfo-0001097111
Zea mays subsp. tunicata Sturtev. wfo-0001098029
Zea mays subsp. semidentata Kuleshov wfo-0001098030
Zea mays var. gracillima Körn. ex Hitchc. Stand. Cycl. Hort. 6: 3539 1917 wfo-0001099168
Zea maiz Vell. Fl. Flumin. Icon. 10: t. 3. 1831 [1827 publ. 29 Oct 1831] Link to external nomenclature reference wfo-0001262908

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Name Author Protologue Nomenclator WFO link