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*Zea mays Linnaeus ssp. mexicana (Schrader) H.H. Iltis. Chalco Teosinte, Nobogame Teosinte. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Fields, other disturbed areas. Dist: Reported for AL (Kartesz 1999) and FL (Hansen & Wunderlin 2006).

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Other Comments: HC state that this taxon is "occasionally cultivated in the Southern States for green forage" and is similar to Z. perennis, except in being, like Z. mays ssp. mays, a coarse annual. It is considered to be an ancestor of Zea mays.

Synonymy: = FlGr, FNA25, WH3; = Euchlaena mexicana Schrad. – HC, S; = n/a – C, Tat; = Zea mexicana (Schrad.) Kuntze – K1, K3, K4

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