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Dioscorea polystachya
Chinese yam yam
Dioscorea polystachya Dioscoreaceae
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common name
  Chinese yam
accepted scientific name
  Dioscorea polystachya Turcz.
rules for finding collection records
  Dioscorea batatas (181)
  Dioscorea oppositifolia (314)
  Dioscorea polystachya (144)
family name
  Dioscoreaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Eric Hunt
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Category: Woody Vines
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of May thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
The USA records I found for D.oppositifolia appear to actually be for D. polystachya.
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Riparian
Disturbed
grid lines base