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Taxon: Zea mays L. subsp. huehuetenangensis (H. H. Iltis & Doebley) Doebley

Genus: Zea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 410702
Place of publication: Maydica 35:148. 1990
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (7 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • Huehuetenango teosinte  (Source: Amer J Bot) - English
  • San Antonio Huista teosinte  (Source: Amer J Bot) - English

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala [Huehuetenango]


  1. Buckler IV, E. S. & T. P. Holtsford. 1996. Zea systematics: ribosomal ITS evidence. Molec. Biol. Evol. 13:612-622.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. González, G. A. & L. Poggio. 2015. Genomic affinities revealed by GISH suggests intergenomic restructuring between parental genomes of the paleopolyploid genus Zea. Genome 58:1-7.
  4. Iltis, H. H. & J. F. Doebley. 1980. Taxonomy of Zea (Gramineae). II. Subspecific categories in the Zea mays complex and a generic synopsis. Amer. J. Bot. 67:994-1004. Note: = Zea mays subsp. parviglumis var. huehuetenangensis
  5. Matsuoka, R. et al. 2002. A single domestication for maize shown by multilocus microsatellite genotyping. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99:6080-6084.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Warburton, M. L. et al. 2011. Gene flow among different teosinte taxa and into the domesticated maize gene pool. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:1243-1261.
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:637. Note: = Zea mays subsp. parviglumis var. huehuetenangensis

Check other web resources for Zea mays L. subsp. huehuetenangensis (H. H. Iltis & Doebley) Doebley :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410702. Accessed 24 February 2020.