Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea floridana Bartlett

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

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Name: Dioscorea floridana Bartlett Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 189, 18 (1910).
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Florida yam

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

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


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 floridana Bartlett
Map for Dioscorea floridana Bartlett
(*) 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 glauca Muhl. ex Bartlett [213]
2) Dioscorea hirticaulis Bartlett [243]
3) Dioscorea hispida Dennst. [368]
4) Dioscorea latifolia Benth. [excluded] [285]
5) Dioscorea nummularia Lam. [305]
6) Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. [371]
7) Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. [797]
8) Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl. [241]
9) Diospyros blancoi A. DC. [3440]
10) Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakh. var. degeneri Fosberg [180]

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