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Dioscorea dodecaneura, Dioscorea discolor, Yam

Dioscorea dodecaneura, Dioscorea discolor

Yam
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Origin: Brazil
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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An ancient crop plant in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, the edible tubers are gathered from the wild and also sometimes cultivated for local use as a food.


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