Mexican Teosinte

Armando Maravilla presents plant species for the Conservation of wild vegetation.


It is found in cultivated land and as a ruderal along roadsides, abandoned land, and disturbed places. This subspecies also thrives in pine-oak forests.



Represent an important source of genes for improvement in maize, in aspects of nutritional quality, resistance to diseases, adaptation to drought or flood conditions, agronomic quality, etc.