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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Dioscoreaceae (13)(family description)

          Genus: Dioscorea (11)

            Epithet: glabra Roxb. (7)

Synonyms: Dioscorea hongkongensis Uline ex R.Knuth, Dioscorea nummularia Roxb., Dioscorea siamensis R.Knuth

glabra => without hair, smooth, bald, bare

hongkongensis => of or from Hong Kong

nummularia => round and flat, like a coin

siamensis => of Siam

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: liana

External links

Check for Dioscorea glabra at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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