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Chinese yam
Dioscorea polystachya Turcz.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea

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Plants: DIOP

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:

Dioscorea batatas L.(Synonym)
Dioscorea oppositifolia L.(Synonym)


Category: Vines
Category: Forbs/Herbs


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Scientific Name Reference: Flora of North America. http://www.efloras.org/