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Yellow maize

Scientific Name
Zea mays
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Seed(s)

Description

Seed Colour: Yellow

Seed Length: Greater than 10mm

Seed Sculpture: Smooth

Seed Shape: Squarish oblong, Balloon shaped

This species has an abundant, starchy endosperm and a lateral and relatively small embryo.
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
14/02/2012 01:48 AEST
Last Updated
16/01/2013 12:14 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Yellow maize (Zea mays ) Updated on 1/16/2013 12:14:29 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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