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Mexican Teosinte (Zea mexicana)


Zea Mexicana, or more commonly know as Mexican Teosinte, is a graminoid of the genus Zea. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Zea Mexicana or Mexican Teosinte's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida and Maryland.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Zea
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I)

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