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*Dioscorea polystachya Turczaninow. Cinnamon Vine, Chinese Yam. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Thickets, disturbed areas, bottomland forests. Dist: Native of China. A serious invasive species in our region.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA26, Il, K3, K4, NE, NY, Tn, Va, WH3; = Dioscorea batatas Decne. – C, F, G, Pa, RAB, W, Ward (1977c); = Dioscorea oppositifolia L. – K1, Mo1, Al-Shehbaz & Schubert (1989), misapplied; = n/a – S, S13, Tat

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image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷
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