Accurate documentation of Germplasm: The lost guatemalan teosintes (Zea, Gramineae)

@article{Iltis2008AccurateDO,
  title={Accurate documentation of Germplasm: The lost guatemalan teosintes (Zea, Gramineae)},
  author={Hugh H. Iltis and Duane A. Kolterman and Bruce Benz},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={69-77}
}
The great need for adequate documentation of germplasm collections, including accurate geographic location, needs again to be stressed. We discuss 3 reported stations for teosinte (Zea spp., Gramineae) in Guatemala. The first was discovered by Melhus and Chamberlain in 1949; an attempt by the senior author to relocate this station in 1976 was unsuccessful, but we now have a good idea of where this population (probablyZ. luxurians) may occur. The second, that of Rojas in 1942, lies well outside… 

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