African Plant Database

Zea mays L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 971 (1753)
Information on the genus : Zea
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 85-86 (1985).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 29-31 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MAIRE, R. (1952). FLORE DE L'AFRIQUE DU NORD. vol. 1. Lechevalier éd., Paris, [p.251]
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: [1-295]
  • BOULOS, L. (2005). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 4] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.348]
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 52296
Record n°52296
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