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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Mays americana Baumg., Enum. Stirp. Transsilv. 3: 281 (1816), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Zea mays L., Sp. Pl.: 971 (1753).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Zea mays L., Sp. Pl.: 971 (1753).

Mays zea Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 6 (1788), nom. superfl.

Zea segetalis Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 28 (1796), nom. superfl.

Mayzea cerealis Raf., Med. Fl. 2: 241 (1830), nom. superfl.

Thalysia mays (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794 (1891).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova