Zea mays L.

maize cultivation
cob of maize (fruit)

Maize cultivation

Cob of maize (fruit)

Maize (Zea mays L.), a species of the family Poaceae, has a thick, high stem, and long, flat, pointed leaves. It produces cobs with very nutritous yellow seeds, which are used for different foods such as tamal, very popular in Cuba.

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