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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Panicoideae
Tribus: Andropogoneae
Subtribus: Tripsacinae
Genus: Zea
Species: Zea luxurians

Zea luxurians (Durieu & Asch.) R.M.Bird

Taxon; Official News Bulletin of the International Society for Plant Taxonomy. Utrecht 27:363. 1978
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Zea luxurians in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: teosinte

Zea luxurians is a species of flowering plant in the family Poaceae.[3] It is a true grass and a teosinte. It is native to Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, but it can also be found in areas where it has been introduced, including Brazil, Colombia, and French Guiana.[2][4] It is referred to by the common names Maíz de Monte,[1] Florida teosinte and Guatemalan teosinte.[5]

Aragón Cuevas, F., Menjívar, J., Ruíz Corral, J.A., González Ledesma, M., Contreras, A., Azurdia, C., de la Cruz Larios, L. & Sánchez, J.J. (2019). "Zea luxurians". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T77726182A77726358. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-2.RLTS.T77726182A77726358.en. Retrieved September 27, 2020.
"Zea luxurians (Durieu & Asch.) R.M.Bird". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved September 27, 2020.
"Zea luxurians (Durieu & Asch.) R.M.Bird". World Flora Online. The World Flora Online Consortium. n.d. Retrieved September 27, 2020.
Silva, NCdA., et al. 2015.Presence of Zea luxurians (Durieu and Ascherson) Bird in Southern Brazil: Implications for the Conservation of Wild Relatives of Maize. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139034.
Zea luxurians. USDA ARS National Plant Germplasm System.

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