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Other use

Ancestor of modern corn
Missouri Botanical Garden 2020 link

Geographical distribution

  • Northern America, Mexico

Zea mexicana (Schrad.) Kuntze

Genus: Zea
Species: mexicana (Schrad.) Kuntze
Common names: Mexican Teosinte; Rayana Grass
Distribution summary: Mexico
Habit: Annual
Hardiness: H2 - Tender; cool or frost-free greenhouse
Habitat: Scrub and waste land
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: seed waiting to be sown or germinating in greenhouse or frame (seed)
Reason for growing: Other use

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