Zea mays

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Zea mays - Tall annual with thick stems, these unbranched above the base and frequently developing prop roots from the lower nodes; culm leaves numerous, overlapping. Pistillate inflorescences produced in the axils of mid-culm leaves, with a mass of long silky styles protruding from the epex of the numerous husks. Mature grains becoming hard and bony.

Scientific Name Zea mays
Family Name POACEAE
English Name Corn
Local Name Iringu
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Only under cultivation
Edible Parts Seed

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