Tobacco and the Zea mays, both indigenous productions, are mentioned.
Zea is large and attractive but is not so good nor as productive as Waddell with which it ripens.
This island was found to have a fertile soil, where they had always raised the Zea maize.
We have seen (p. 363) that the Zea of the Greeks was a spelt.
Although there is but one species of corn recognized (Zea Mays), there have been an endless number of varieties developed from it.
On their approaching the island of Zea, he expressed a wish to be put on shore.
The galley-slips around Zea were roofed by a row of gables supported by stone columns, each gable sheltering two triremes.
The Zea mays, it will be recollected, is indigenous to America, and was unknown in Europe before 1495.
With the exception of Zea, his Lordship, however, did not visit them.
Others appear to be more sensitive; Cluer found Zea Mais "almost sterile" after three generations of self-fertilisation.