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Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea cayennensis Lam., orth. var.

DIOSCOREACEAE Family selection - Yam family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Dioscorea cayennensis Lam., orth. var. Taxon selection
Rank: variety
See: ► Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Yellow guinea yam

Grown habit: Forb/herb, Vine
Duration: Perennial

= Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea

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More species:
1) Dioscorea composita Hemsl. [339]
2) Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham. & Schltdl. [266]
3) Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax [314]
4) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill [389]
5) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. tiliaefolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet [333]
6) Dioscorea glauca Muhl. ex Bartlett [176]
7) Dioscorea latifolia Benth. [excluded] [260]
8) Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. [340]
9) Dioscorea rotundata Poir. [304]
10) Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [172]

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