Formal NameZea mays
Alias玉蜀黍, 唐黍, Corn, mays
HabitatSouth American Andean foothills, Central America Mexico
MorphA year of grass
Maize or corn, scientific name:Zea mays, is a plant in the genus Oryza, Department of corn a year native to Central Mexico, the South American Andes foothills. This species will be world three major grains with wheat , rice. Blooms of Miscanthus sinensis (thin) like flower stem. To the pistil of the female, like the tail of a horse bundle occurs. The fruit is edible, and from the pollen stamens were carried by the wind to pollinate flowers wind-pollinated, fertilized female consists of Teosinte, eosinte, and species. Fruit, bake, boil and eat more raw material for alcohol (Bourbon) or, grain ration of animal skin on corn oil, corn starch (starch) and tortilla tacos, snack food (popcorn), chicken, etc.. What can be eaten raw in the breed by species are. In recent years, and bio fuel for agricultural products, but low greenhouse gas reduction said. Separata do eat leaves and corn borer devours the fruit to the enemies that moth larvae and other insects.
General name: maize (corn), scientific name:Zea mays, category name: Plantae Angiosperm monocotyledonous plants rice eyes rice Department of corn, aka: corn and sweet corn, Southern barbarians millet, maize, origin: South American Andean foothills, Central Mexico, living type: 1 year grass, height: 150-200 cm, leaves, wide, blooming period: September - October, real colors: yellow and white, uses: eaten raw, roasted corn, boiled corn, corn, For processed foods, such as baby corn, such as food or animal feed, corn starch, corn flakes, popcorn and other snacks. Major producing countries: United States, China and Brazil.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Petal shapeno petal
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Height150 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter0.2 ~ 0.3