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Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea composita Hemsl.

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

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Name: Dioscorea composita Hemsl. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. iii. 354.
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Yam
en English name: barbasco

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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 convolvulacea Cham. & Schltdl. [266]
2) Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax [314]
3) Dioscorea elephantipes (L'Hér.) Engl. [600]
4) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. esculenta [388]
5) Dioscorea floribunda M. Martens & Galeotti [344]
6) Dioscorea hirticaulis Bartlett [209]
7) Dioscorea macrostachya Benth. [331]
8) Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. [265]
9) Dioscorea sagittata Poir. [excluded] [240]
10) Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels [196]

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