Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles

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

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Name: Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles Taxon selection
Rank: variety
See: ► Dioscorea floridana Bartlett

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Florida yam
en English name: Chinaroot
English name: wild yam
German name: wilde Yamswurzel

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Dioscorea floridana Bartlett


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

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles
Map for Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Dioscorea villosa L. var. glabrifolia (Bartlett) Fernald [211]
2) Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [198]
3) Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels [215]
4) Diospyros cathayensis Steward [268]
5) Diospyros digyna Jacq. [359]
6) Diospyros ebenum J. Koenig ex Retz. [333]
7) Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakh. var. pubescens (Skottsb.) Fosberg [204]
8) Diospyros kaki L. f. [2339]
9) Diospyros revoluta Poir. [222]
10) Diospyros sandwicensis (A. DC.) Fosberg var. obtusa (Fosberg) H. St. John [161]

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