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Dioscorea floridana Bartlett. Section: Macropoda. Florida Wild Yam. Phen: Jun-Jul; Aug-Nov. Hab: Mesic to dry forests, swampy forests. Dist: SC south to n. FL, on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: D. floridana is "the most distinctive of North American species" (Al-Shehbaz & Schubert 1989).

Synonymy: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, S, WH3, Al-Shehbaz & Schubert (1989), Ward (1977c); = Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) H.E.Ahles – RAB; = Merione sp. 1; < Dioscorea villosa L. – S13

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