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Dioscoreaceae

This family contains exactly one genus, Dioscorea.

See list of 2 species in this genus
  • 1a. Leaves with 3–5 lobes, with bulbils in the axils, usually opposite in the distal portion of the stem; staminate inflorescences in fascicles of (1–) 3–5 in the axils of leaves; plants tuberous
  • 1b. Leaves without lobes, the margin entire to undulate, without bulbils in the axils, alternate in the distal portion of the stem; staminate inflorescences solitary in the axils of leaves; 
plants rhizomatous

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