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Popcorn

Scientific Name
Zea mays var. everta
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae)
Reliability
Medium
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Description

Seed Colour: Yellow

Seed Length: 7 - 10mm

Seed Sculpture: Smooth

Seed Shape: Squarish oblong

This species has an abundant, starchy endosperm and a lateral and relatively small embryo.
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
19/03/2012 01:22 AEST
Last Updated
16/01/2013 12:47 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Popcorn (Zea mays var. everta ) Updated on 1/16/2013 12:47:12 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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