What is another word for Zea Mays Indurata?

4 synonyms found


[ zˈiː mˈe͡ɪz ɪndjʊ͡əɹˈɑːtə], [ zˈiː mˈe‍ɪz ɪndjʊ‍əɹˈɑːtə], [ z_ˈiː m_ˈeɪ_z ɪ_n_d_j_ʊə_ɹ_ˈɑː_t_ə]

Zea Mays Indurata is a scientific name for one of the maize varieties commonly known as dent corn or field corn. Dent corn got its name from the unique dent found at the crown of each kernel which appears when the corn dries up. Although scientifically identified as Zea Mays Indurata, dent corn has several other synonyms, including common corn, yellow corn, or simply field corn. Meanwhile, other varieties of maize have different scientific names. For instance, the sweet corn scientific name is Zea Mays Saccharata, while popcorn's scientific name is Zea Mays Everta. Nonetheless, all maize varieties fall under the scientific name Zea Mays, which is in the grass family.

Synonyms for Zea mays indurata:

How to use "Zea mays indurata" in context?

Zea Mays Indurata, commonly known as Durum wheat, is a type of hard red spring wheat that has a high protein content. It is used to make pasta, couscous, bread, and other gluten-containing products. Durum wheat is typically higher in carbohydrates than other types of wheat, which makes it well suited for pasta dishes that rely on the pasta's soak up properties to provide a rich and hearty texture.

Durum wheat is also a good source of vitamin B6 and vitamin E, which are essential for a healthy mind and body.

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