Zea mays L.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zea mays L.
  • Common name : Indian Corn, Maize, Corn
  • Vernacular name : Mekkejola (Kannada); Cholam, Makkachola, (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Widely cultivated for its grains and its fodder leaves.
  • Native : America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Zea mays. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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