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Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.


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

Taxon Page:

Name: Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Niger Fl. [W. J. Hooker]. 536. 1849 [Nov-Dec 1849]
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Bush yam
en English name: bush yam
English name: forest yam

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TAXONOMY

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 quaternata J.F. Gmel. [808]
2) Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. var. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) Fernald [225]
3) Dioscorea rotundata Poir. [344]
4) Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [317]
5) Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) H.E. Ahles [214]
6) Diospyros digyna Jacq. [370]
7) Diospyros ferrea (Willd.) Bakh. var. kauaiensis Fosberg [200]
8) Diospyros mosieri Small [205]
9) Diospyros sandwicensis (A. DC.) Fosberg var. miloliensis H. St. John [218]
10) Diphasiastrum alpinum (L.) Holub [245]

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