Zea mays

Family:POACEAE
Species:Zea mays Linnaeus
Common Name:Corn; Maize
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:ZEMA
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Zea
Species Zea mays Linnaeus - Corn; Maize

Citation

Citation ZEA MAYS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 971. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1096.1). Lectotypified by Iltis & Doebley, Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1001. 1980.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Mays americana Mays americana Baumgarten, Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. 3: 281. 1816, nom. illegit.Mays zea Gaertner 1789; Zea mays Linnaeus 1753. 
Mays vulgaris Mays vulgaris Seringe, Mel. Bot. 1: 182. 1818, nom. illegit.Mays zea Gaertner 1788; Zea mays Linnaeus 1753.  
Mays zea Mays zea Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 6. 1788.  Zea mays Linnaeus 1753. 
Mays zea var. compressa Mays zea Gaertner, var. compressa de Candolle, Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 123. 1813. MAURITIUS
Mays zea var. microstachya Mays zea Gaertner, var. microstachya de Candolle, Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 123. 1813. CHINA
Mays zea var. purpurea Mays zea Gaertner, var. purpurea de Candolle, Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 123. 1813. FRANCE
Mayzea cerealis Mayzea cerealis Rafinesque, Med. Fl. 2: 241. 1830, nom. illegit.Zea mays Linnaeus 1753. 
Mayzea cerealis var. gigantea Mayzea cerealis Rafinesque, var. gigantea Rafinesque, Med. Fl. 2: 241. 1830. MEXICO
Thalysia mays Thalysia mays (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794. 1891.Zea mays Linnaeus 1753. 
Zea alba Zea alba Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  
Zea americana Zea americana Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  
Zea amylacea Zea amylacea Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 181. 1885.  
Zea amyleasaccharata Zea amyleasaccharata Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 5: 68. 1887. MEXICO
Zea canina Zea canina S. Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 26: 160. 1891.  
Zea cryptosperma Zea cryptosperma Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 30, 40. 1836.Zea mays Linnaeus, var. tunicata Larranaga ex A. Saint-Hilaire 1829. 
Zea curagua Zea curagua Molina, Sag. Stor. Nat. Chili 129, 354. 1782. CHILE
Zea erythrolepis Zea erythrolepis Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 30, pl. 5; 38, pl. 11(17). 1836. MISSOURI
Zea everta Zea everta Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 183. 1885.  
Zea gigantea Zea gigantea G. Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. 4: 608. 1888.  
Zea gigantea var. foliovariegata Zea gigantea G. Nicholson, var. foliovariegata G. Nicholson, Dict. Gard. 4: 608. 1888.  
Zea glumacea Zea glumacea Larranaga, Escritos 1: 217. 1922. URUGUAY
Zea hirta Zea hirta Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 29, pl. 4; 39, pl. 4. 1836. CALIFORNIA
Zea indentata Zea indentata Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 172. 1885.  
Zea indentata var. vaginata Zea indentata Sturtevant, var. vaginata Sturtevant, Maize 8. 1884.  
Zea indurata Zea indurata Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 184. 1885.  
Zea indurata var. vaginata Zea indurata Sturtevant, var. vaginata Sturtevant, Maize 8. 1884.  
Zea japonica Zea japonica Van Houtte, Fl. Serres 16: 121, t. 1673-674. 1867. JAPAN
Zea japonica var. vittata Zea japonica Van Houtte, var. vittata L. H. Bailey, Man. Cult. Pl. 104. 1924.  
Zea macrosperma Zea macrosperma Klotzsch, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 9: 718. 1851. PERU
Zea mays var. mirabilis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. mirabilis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 365. 1885. PERU
Zea mays , var. rubropaleata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubropaleata Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 373. 1885.  
Zea mays , var. striatiamylacea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. striatiamylacea Yarchuk, Bjull. Vsesojuzn. Inst. Rasteniev. 96: 79. 1979. COLOMBIA
Zea mays [var.] americana Zea mays Linnaeus, [var.] americana Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866.  
Zea mays [var.] conica Zea mays Linnaeus, [var.] conica Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866.  
Zea mays [var.] europaea Zea mays Linnaeus, [var.] europaea Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays [var.] excellans Zea mays Linnaeus, [var.] excellans Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 304. 1866.  
Zea mays [var.] nana Zea mays Linnaeus, [var.] nana Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 305. 1866.  
Zea mays subsp. amylacea Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. amylacea (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea amylacea Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays subsp. amyleasaccharata Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. amyleasaccharata (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea amyleasaccharata Sturtevant 1887. 
Zea mays subsp. everta Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. everta (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea everta Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays subsp. indentata Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. indentata (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea indentata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays subsp. indurata Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. indurata (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea indurata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays subsp. saccharata Zea mays Linnaeus, subsp. saccharata (Sturtevant) Zhukovsky, Kult. Rast. Sorod. 121. 1950.Zea saccharata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays var. acrogyna Zea mays Linnaeus, var. acrogyna Schur, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 9: 11. 1859. RUMANIA
Zea mays var. acuminata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. acuminata Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 365. 1885.  
Zea mays var. aestiva Zea mays Linnaeus, var. aestiva Bonafous ex Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays var. alba Zea mays Linnaeus, var. alba Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 309. 1866.  
Zea mays var. alboflava Zea mays Linnaeus, var. alboflava Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 375. 1885.  
Zea mays var. amylacea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. amylacea (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2006. 1902.Zea amylacea Sturtevant 1885 
Zea mays var. amyleasaccharata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. amyleasaccharata (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2006. 1902.Zea amyleasaccharata Sturtevant 1887. 
Zea mays var. androgyna Zea mays Linnaeus, var. androgyna Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv. 720. 1866. RUMANIA
Zea mays var. atrodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. atrodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 375. 1885. GERMANY
Zea mays var. autumnalis Zea mays Linnaeus,var. autumnalis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 308. 1866.  
Zea mays var. caesia Zea mays Linnaeus, var. caesia Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866.  
Zea mays var. canariensis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. canariensis Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 37, pl. 7(5). 1836. CANARY ISLANDS
Zea mays var. chilena Zea mays Linnaeus, var. chilena Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 375. 1885. CHILE
Zea mays var. coerulea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. coerulea Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 370. 1885. RUMANIA
Zea mays var. coeruleodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. coeruleodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 366. 1885. NEW YORK
Zea mays var. compressa Zea mays Linnaeus, var. compressa Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays var. corynula Zea mays Linnaeus, var. corynula Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays var. crinusa Zea mays Linnaeus,var. crinusa Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 309. 1866.  
Zea mays var. crococeras Zea mays Linnaeus, var. crococeras Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 367. 1885.  
Zea mays var. crocodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. crocodon Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 367. 1885.  
Zea mays var. curagua Zea mays Linnaeus, var. curagua (Molina) Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 305. 1866.Zea curagua Molina 1782. 
Zea mays var. cyanodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. cyanodon Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 368. 1885.  
Zea mays var. cymosa Zea mays Linnaeus, var. cymosa Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 37, pl. 11(18). 1836. NEW YORK
Zea mays var. dierythra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. dierythra Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 374. 1885.  
Zea mays var. dissacchara Zea mays Linnaeus, var. dissacchara Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 368. 1885. GERMANY
Zea mays var. dulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. dulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 366. 1885.  
Zea mays var. erythrolepis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. erythrolepis (Bonafous) Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 304. 1866.Zea erythrolepis Bonafous 1836. 
Zea mays var. erythropais Zea mays Linnaeus, var. erythropais Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 305. 1866.  
Zea mays var. everta Zea mays Linnaeus, var. everta L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.  
Zea mays var. everta Zea mays Linnaeus, var. everta (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.Zea everta Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays var. flavodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. flavodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 366. 1885.  
Zea mays var. gilva Zea mays Linnaeus, var. gilva Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 373. 1885.  
Zea mays var. glaucopais Zea mays Linnaeus, var. glaucopais Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 305. 1866.  
Zea mays var. glaucops Zea mays Linnaeus,var. glaucops Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays var. glaucornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. glaucornis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. gracillima Zea mays Linnaeus, var. gracillima Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 376. 1885.  
Zea mays var. graeca Zea mays Linnaeus, var. graeca Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 34, pl. 8(7). 1836. ITALY
Zea mays var. guasconensis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. guasconensis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866, nom. illegit..Zea mays Linnaeus, var. guasquinensis Bonafous 1836. 
Zea mays var. guasquinensis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. guasquinensis Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 37, pl. 10(14). 1836. CHILE: Without data, Bertero s.n. (holotype: ?).
Zea mays var. haematornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. haematornis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. hirta Zea mays Linnaeus, var. hirta (Bonafous) Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 309. 1866.Zea hirta Bonafous 1836. 
Zea mays var. hispanica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. hispanica Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 35, pl. 8(9). 1836. FRANCE
Zea mays var. indentata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. indentata (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.Zea indentata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays var. indentata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. indentata L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.  
Zea mays var. indurata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. indurata L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.  
Zea mays var. indurata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. indurata (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2005. 1902.Zea indurata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays var. japonica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. japonica A. W. Wood, Amer. Bot. Fl., ed. 2. 409. 1871.  
Zea mays var. japonica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. japonica (Van Houtte) Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 372. 1885, non A. W. Wood 1871.Zea japonica Van Houtte 1867. 
Zea mays var. latissima Zea mays Linnaeus, var. latissima Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 311. 1866.  
Zea mays var. leucoceras Zea mays Linnaeus, var. leucoceras Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. leucodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. leucodon Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 311. 1866.  
Zea mays var. leucopais Zea mays Linnaeus, var. leucopais Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 305. 1866.  
Zea mays var. leucornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. leucornis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. lilacina Zea mays Linnaeus, var. lilacina Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 370. 1885.  
Zea mays var. lilacinodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. lilacinodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 366. 1885.  
Zea mays var. melanornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. melanornis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 370. 1885.  
Zea mays var. minima Zea mays Linnaeus, var. minima Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 36, pl. 9(11). 1836.  
Zea mays var. multicolor Zea mays Linnaeus, var. multicolor Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866.  
Zea mays var. multicoloramylacea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. multicoloramylacea Yarchuk, Bjull. Vsesojuzn. Inst. Rasteniev. 96: 79. 1979. COLOMBIA
Zea mays var. nigra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. nigra Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866.  
Zea mays var. oryzoides Zea mays Linnaeus, var. oryzoides Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 369. 1885. NEW YORK
Zea mays var. oxyornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. oxyornis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 370. 1885.  
Zea mays var. pensylvanica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pensylvanica Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 33, pl. 7(4). 1836. PENNSYLVANIA
Zea mays var. philippii Zea mays Linnaeus, var. philippii Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 373. 1885.  
Zea mays var. poecilopais Zea mays Linnaeus, var. poecilopais Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866.  
Zea mays var. poikilodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. poikilodon Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 368. 1885.  
Zea mays var. poikilornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. poikilornis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 371. 1885.  
Zea mays var. polerythra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. polerythra Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866.  
Zea mays var. polyleuca Zea mays Linnaeus, var. polyleuca Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866.  
Zea mays var. polysperma Zea mays Linnaeus, var. polysperma Blaringhem, Compt. Rend. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. 170: 677. 1920.  
Zea mays var. polystachtes Zea mays Linnaeus, var. polystachtes Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 32, pl. 9(12). 1836.  
Zea mays var. polyxantha Zea mays Linnaeus, var. polyxantha Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 306. 1866.  
Zea mays var. praecox Zea mays Linnaeus, var. praecox Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 32, pl. 6(3). 1836. ITALY
Zea mays var. praecox Zea mays Linnaeus, var. praecox Torrey ex Eaton, Man. Bot., ed. 2. 500. 1818.  
Zea mays var. pungens Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pungens Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 365. 1885.  
Zea mays var. pyracra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pyracra Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 307. 1866.  
Zea mays var. pyrocarpa Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pyrocarpa Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866.  
Zea mays var. pyroceras Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pyroceras Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. pyrodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. pyrodon Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. quillotensis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. quillotensis Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 38, pl. 11(16). 1836.CHILE 
Zea mays var. quinquantina Zea mays Linnaeus, var. quinquantina Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 309. 1866.  
Zea mays var. ramosa Zea mays Linnaeus, var. ramosa Schur, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 9: 11. 1859.  
Zea mays var. recens Zea mays Linnaeus, var. recens Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 375. 1885.GERMANY 
Zea mays var. rhodornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rhodornis Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 312. 1866.  
Zea mays var. rosea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rosea Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 370. 1885.  
Zea mays var. rubra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubra Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 40, pl. 12(22). 1836.  
Zea mays var. rubrodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubrodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 361, 366. 1885.  
Zea mays var. rubronigra Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubronigra Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 371. 1885.  
Zea mays var. rubropunctata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubropunctata Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 373. 1885.  
Zea mays var. rubrostriata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rubrostriata Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362. 1885.  
Zea mays var. rugosa Zea mays Linnaeus, var. rugosa Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 39, pl. 11(19). 1836.  
Zea mays var. saccharata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. saccharata (Sturtevant) L. H. Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 2006. 1902.Zea saccharata Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea mays var. striata Zea mays Linnaeus,var. striata Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 310. 1866, nom. illegit.Zea mays Linnaeus, var. versicolor Bonafous 1836. 
Zea mays var. striatodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. striatodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 367. 1885.  
Zea mays var. subnigroviolacea Zea mays Linnaeus, var. subnigroviolacea Yarchuk, Bjull. Vsesojuzn. Inst. Rasteniev. 96: 79. 1979. PERU
Zea mays var. subpraecox Zea mays Linnaeus, var. subpraecox Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 35, pl. 9(10). 1836. FRANCE
Zea mays var. syrtica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. syrtica Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 34, pl. 7(6). 1836.  
Zea mays var. tristis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. tristis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 374. 1885.  
Zea mays var. tunicata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. tunicata Larranaga ex A. Saint-Hilaire, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 16: 144. 1829. URUGUAY
Zea mays var. turgida Zea mays Linnaeus, var. turgida Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 34, pl. 8(8). 1836.  
Zea mays var. uberior Zea mays Linnaeus, var. uberior Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 366. 1885.  
Zea mays var. vaginata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. vaginata Sturtevant, New York State Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 186. 1885.  
Zea mays var. variegata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. variegata G. Nicholson, Dict. Gard. 4: 238, f. 254. 1887.  
Zea mays var. variodulcis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. variodulcis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 367. 1885.  
Zea mays var. versicolor Zea mays Linnaeus, var. versicolor Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 40, pl. 12(23). 1836.  
Zea mays var. virginica Zea mays Linnaeus, var. virginica Bonafous, Hist. Nat. Mais 37, pl. 10(15). 1836.  
Zea mays var. vulgata Zea mays Linnaeus, var. vulgata Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 363, 372. 1885.  
Zea mays var. xanthodon Zea mays Linnaeus, var. xanthodon Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 311. 1866.  
Zea mays var. xanthornis Zea mays Linnaeus, var. xanthornis Körnicke, in Körnicke & H. Werner, Handb. Getreideb. 1: 362, 376. 1885. CHILE
Zea mucronata Zea mucronata Poiteau ex Vilmorin, Rev. Hort., ser. 2. 5: 245. 1844.  
Zea odontosperma Zea odontosperma Tenore, Cat. Orto Bot. Napoli 99. 1845.  
Zea oryzoides Zea oryzoides Golodkovsky, Sist. Kukur. 86. 1966, nom. illegit.Zea everta Sturtevant 1885. 
Zea oryzoides subsp. acuminata Zea oryzoides Golodkovsky, subsp. acuminata Golodkovsky, Sist. Kukur. 87. 1966.  
Zea oryzoides subsp. obtusa Zea oryzoides Golodkovsky, subsp. obtusa Golodkovsky, Sist. Kukur. 89. 1966.  
Zea ramosa Zea ramosa Gernert, Amer. Naturalist 46: 616. 1912. Cult. in Illinois
Zea rostrata Zea rostrata Bonafous, Ann. Sci. Phys. Nat. Lyon 5: 197. 1842. PERU
Zea saccharata Zea saccharata Sturtevant, New York State Agric. Exp. Sta. Annual Rep. 3: 156. 1885.  
Zea segetalis Zea segetalis Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 28. 1796, nom. illegit.Zea mays Linnaeus 1753. 
Zea tunicata Zea tunicata (Larranaga ex A. Saint-Hilaire) Sturtevant, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 335. 1894, nom. illegit.Zea cryptosperma Bonafous 1836; Zea mays Linnaeus, var. tunicata Larranaga ex A. Saint-Hilaire 1829. 
Zea vulgaris Zea vulgaris Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Butler, Calhoun, Clay, Covington, Dallas, Escambia, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Morgan, Pickens, Randolph, Talladega

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1977 - 1977

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU105642 Franklin 17 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3840
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0013538 Covington 16 Dec 2012 Diamond, Alvin R.
23596
UWAL
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0013458 Marengo 08 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3629
UWAL
Zea mays Linnaeus
TROY000044567 Pickens 04 Jul 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
12998
TROY
Zea mays Linnaeus
TROY000046013 Butler 17 Jul 2010 Alvin R. Diamond
21463
TROY
Zea mays Linnaeus
UNA00054669 Dallas 23 Oct 1977 Robert R. Haynes
6395
UNA
Zea mays L. subsp. mays
JSU105643 Jackson 20 Aug 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1335
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
AUA000028102 Lauderdale 9 JUL 2015 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
5526
AUA
ZEA MAYS L. ssp. MAYS
UWAL0019499 Lauderdale 09 Jul 2015 England, J. Kevin
5526
UWAL
Zea mays Linnaeus ssp. mays
JSU105638 Clay 07 Jul 1999 K. R. Brodeur
2063
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
TROY000044896 Marengo 08 Jul 2012 J. Kevin England
3629
TROY
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0017004 Mobile 05 Oct 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2414
UWAL
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105652 Talladega 15 Oct 1994 J. M. Ballard
5259
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105644 Jackson 28 Jul 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5402
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105640 Etowah 24 Jul 1994 L. M. Hodge
2903
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0034992 Morgan 10 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8014
UWAL
Zea mays Linnaeus ssp. mays
JSU105637 Calhoun 18 Jul 1969 Jan Payne
s.n.
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0002286 Pickens 04 Jul 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12998
UWAL
Zea mays L.
JSU105645 Jackson 28 Jul 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5402
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105639 Etowah 27 Jun 1985 Norma Robertson
6
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105650 Randolph 28 Jul 1988 C. F. Nixon
4137
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0002361 Escambia 06 Jun 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12921
UWAL
Zea mays L.
TROY000036217 Covington 16 Dec 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23596
TROY
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105646 Marshall 03 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3320
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105635 Calhoun 01 Oct 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12660
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105651 Randolph 28 Jul 1988 C. F. Nixon
4137
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
UWAL0002360 Escambia 06 Jun 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12921
UWAL
Zea mays L.
JSU105648 Marshall 03 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
477
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105641 Etowah 27 Jun 1985 Norma Robertson
6
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
TROY000034813 Escambia 06 Jun 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
12921
TROY
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105647 Marshall 03 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3320
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105636 Calhoun 01 Oct 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12660
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
JSU105649 Morgan 15 Sep 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9215
JSU
Zea mays Linnaeus
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