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air yam
Dioscorea bulbifera
Dioscorea bulbifera
air yam yam
Dioscorea bulbifera Dioscoreaceae
common names
  air yam
  air potato
  bitter yam
accepted scientific name
  Dioscorea bulbifera L.
rules for finding collection records
  Dioscorea bulbifera (97)
family name
  • Dioscoreaceae
Image Author: Karen Brown, University of Florida, Bugwood.org, Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: No obvious petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Polynesian Introduction. Native to Asia and Africa

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Dioscorea bulbifera   L.   (TSN: 43369, Index: 472)

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