Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng.

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

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Name: Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. Taxon selection
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Common names

US name U.S. name: Bulbous yam

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial



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 pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng.
Map for Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng.
(*) 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 polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. [290]
2) Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. [305]
3) Dioscorea preussii Pax [255]
4) Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. var. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) Fernald [214]
5) Dioscorea sagittata Poir. [excluded] [265]
6) Dioscorea trifida L. f. [264]
7) Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [205]
8) Diospyros discolor Willd. [209]
9) Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakh. var. pubescens (Skottsb.) Fosberg [214]
10) Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex A. DC. [240]

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