Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea pentaphylla L.


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

Taxon Page:

Name: Dioscorea pentaphylla L. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl. 2: 1032. 1753 [1 May 1753]
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Fiveleaf yam

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

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TAXONOMY

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


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Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Habit at Hana Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Habit at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Habit at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Honomanu, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Leaves at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Dioscorea pentaphylla
Dioscorea pentaphylla
Habit at Nahiku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA (Hawaii)
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA



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More species:
1) Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. [383]
2) Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. [300]
3) Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. [313]
4) Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. var. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) Fernald [224]
5) Dioscorea villosa L. [514]
6) Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [214]
7) Diospyros discolor Willd. [218]
8) Diospyros ferrea auct. non (Willd.) Bakh. [216]
9) Diospyros sandwicensis (A. DC.) Fosberg var. elliptica H. St. John [199]
10) Diospyros virginiana L. [759]

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