Corn

Zea mays

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  • Flower name
    Corn
  • Scientific name
    Zea mays
  • Aliasトウキビ, 玉蜀黍, 唐黍, Corn, mays
  • Place of originSouth American Andean foothills, Central America Mexico
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonSeptember, October

What is Corn

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.


  • Eye
    poales
  • Family
    Poaceae
  • Genus
    Maize
  • Species
    M. genus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeA year of grass
  • Flower colorsYellow Brown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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