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papa cimarrona
Dioscorea saxatilis
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Dioscorea saxatilis Dioscoreaceae
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Spanish common name
  •papa cimarrona
accepted scientific name
  •Dioscorea saxatilis Poepp.
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  •Dioscorea saxatilis (30)
  •Dioscorea arenaria (1)
  •Dioscorea parviflora (1)
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Image Author: ©2012 Lucía Abello
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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 September thru end of December

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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