The botanical name of maize (corn) with family
Maize, also known as corn, is a coarse grain used as food in large parts of the world. Which is included in a variety of dishes and is also prepared in a single form. Along with this, it is also used as feed for animals and birds. Green fodder can also be obtained from this for the animals. But here the botanical name of maize and other information is being given.
Name: Maize or Corn
The Botanical name: Zea mays. L
Family: Grass family (Poaceae or Gramineae)
Native: Central America and Mexico
Common name: Meiz, Mays, Galey, Makka, Makai, Bhutta, Jondara.
Chromosome number of maize: 2n = 20
Scientific classification of maize:
Scientific classification of maize crop has been done on the basis of its properties which are as follows.
Types or Subspecies of maize with botanical name:
Corn whose many types or species or subspecies are found. In the information of some of the main subspecies, we are giving their (maize) name and botanical name. Which you may or may not have ever heard of.
|1||Flour corn||Zea mays var. amylacea|
|2||Popcorn||Zea mays var. everta|
|3||Dent corn||Zea mays var. indentata|
|4||Flint corn||Zea mays var. indurata|
|5||Sweet corn||Zea mays var. saccharata and Zea mays var. rugosa|
|6||Waxy corn||Zea mays ceratina Kulesh|
|7||Pod corn||Zea mays tunicate Sturt|
|8||Flint corn||Zea mays indurate Sturt|
Yes! maize is C4 crop.
Yes! Maize is a monoecious plant
Yes! corn or maize plant is C4 plant.
For more information about maize, you can also visit Wikipedia.