Patagonia Wildflowers
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papa cimarrona
Dioscorea saxatilis
Dioscorea saxatilis
papa cimarrona yam
Dioscorea saxatilis Dioscoreaceae
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Spanish common name
  •papa cimarrona
accepted scientific name
  •Dioscorea saxatilis Poepp.
rules for finding collection records
  •Dioscorea saxatilis (50)
  •Dioscorea arenaria (1)
  •Dioscorea parviflora (1)
family name
  • Dioscoreaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Woody Vines
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.13 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of July thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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ChileBosque Photos (6)
Chileflora (5)
iNaturalist (6)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (2)
SEINet (1)
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