Varieties of maize (Zea mays) including the purple corn used to make chicha morada (L) for sale, Cusco, Peru
Purple corn / maize or maíz morado) is a variety of flint maize (Zea mays indurata) grown in Ecuador, Peru (where it is especially popular) and Bolivia. It is used to make the chicha morada drink, and also api and mazamorra.
Photograph ID: CuscoMkt2018.14
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2018
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Photograph size: 21.3 Mpixels (60.9 MB uncompressed) - 5652x3768 pixels (18.8x12.5 in / 47.9x31.9 cm at 300 ppi)
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