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jabón del Monte
Dioscorea brachybotrya
Dioscorea brachybotrya
jabón del Monte yam
Dioscorea brachybotrya Dioscoreaceae
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Spanish common names
  •jabón del Monte
  •mahuida poñi
  •papa cimarrona
accepted scientific name
  •Dioscorea brachybotrya Poepp.
rules for finding collection records
  •Dioscorea brachybotrya (51)
family name
  • Dioscoreaceae
Image Author: ©2016 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Woody Vines
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.16 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 2nd week of April

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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