Dioscorea orizabensis

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Dioscorea orizabensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Dioscoreales
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea
D. orizabensis
Binomial name
Dioscorea orizabensis

Dioscorea orizabensis is a species of yam in the family Dioscoreaceae.[2][3] It is native to the Jalisco and Veracruz provinces of Mexico.[4] The plant is a climbing tuberous geophyte which grows in mountain forests.[1]


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  2. ^ "Monocots | Sampled Red List Index for Plants". threatenedplants.myspecies.info. Retrieved 2017-01-22.
  3. ^ "Tropicos | Name - !Dioscorea orizabensis Uline". www.tropicos.org. Retrieved 2017-01-22.
  4. ^ "Dioscorea orizabensis". iNaturalist.org. Retrieved 2017-01-22.