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Definition of Teosinte

Teosinte
Teosinte Te`o*sin"te, n. (Bot.) A large grass (Euchl[ae]na luxurians) closely related to maize. It is native of Mexico and Central America, but is now cultivated for fodder in the Southern United States and in many warm countries. Called also Guatemala grass.

Meaning of Teosinte from wikipedia

- throughout much of the world. Several wild species are commonly known as teosintes and are native to Mesoamerica. Zea is derived from the Gr**** name (ζειά)...
- diploperennis, the diploperennial teosinte, is a species of gr**** (family: Poaceae) in the genus Zea and a teosinte (wild relative of maize or corn)....
- Teosintes are several wild species of gr**** in the genus Zea which are critical components of maize evolution. Teosinte may also refer to: Zea diploperennis...
- archaeology to distinguish domesticated maize from its naturally-propagating teosinte ancestor. Genetic evidence can also be used to determine when various lineages...
- Zea perennis, the perennial teosinte, is a true gr**** species in the genus Zea and a teosinte. It is one of the two perennial species in the genus Zea...
- it is a domesticated derivative of a wild plant from Mexico called teosinte. Teosinte belongs to the genus Zea, just as maize, but bears very small inflorescence...
- species of flowering plant in the family Poaceae. It is a true gr**** and a teosinte. It is native to Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, but it can also be found...
- between maize and Teosinte in their features, but about 1 in 500 of the plants were identical to either the parent maize or the parent teosinte. Using the mathematics...
- phenotypically the most distinctive, as well as the most threatened teosinte. This teosinte thrives in flooded conditions along 200 m of a coastal estuarine...
- by the pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis that causes **** on maize and teosinte. The fungus forms galls on all above-ground parts of corn species. It is...
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