Definition of Genus zea

1. Noun. Corn.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zea

genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia

Literary usage of Genus zea

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... and the genus Zea, and then follow descriptions of 'the one recognized species,' Zea mays L., and the ' species groups.' In discussing the variations in ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... and the genus Zea, and then follow descriptions of 'the one recognized species,' Zea mays L., and the ' species groups.' In discussing the variations in ..."

3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"No wild species belonging to the genus Zea having with certainty been identified, all the knowledge we have of maize is obtained from its cultivated types, ..."

4. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"... or similar Graminae, of which maize is the last survivor. Now, the genus Zea is not only a monotype, but stands almost alone in its family. ..."

5. The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise Upon the Culture, Marketing and Uses edited by Herbert Myrick (1904)
"Now, the genus Zea is not only a monotype, but stands almost alone in its family." Whether the true origin of Indian corn, one of the most important cereals ..."

6. The Corn Crops: A Discussion of Maize, Kafirs, and Sorghums as Grown in the by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1913)
"... Genus — Zea Species — Mays 10. Maize may be classified into the following groups, or " agricultural species " (after Sturtevant): — 1. ..."

7. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1847)
"... but I base my assertion on the immutable basis of the eternal laws of nature. Indian corn is of the genus Zea, a native of our country; ..."

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