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Noun1.Dioscoreaceae - yams
plant family - a family of plants
genus Tamus, Tamus - a genus of tuberous vines of the family Dioscoreaceae; has twining stems and heart-shaped leaves and axillary racemes
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
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1928, Tacca cristata Jack, 1821 [7], order Dioscoreales and family Dioscoreaceae which in older texts was treated in its own family Taccaceae.
Dioscorea villosa L, wild yam, family Dioscoreaceae
shak 7 Dioscorea Dioscoreaceae Mou alu pubera Blume 8 Manihot Euphorbiaceae Shemei alu esculenta Crantz 9 Hibiscus Malvaceae Amila sabdariffa L.
This subject is of interest because, due to recent molecular studies, the Smilacaceae and Dioscoreaceae have been placed in different orders (Liliales and Dioscoreales, respectively).
The origins of tropical vegeculture: Zingiberaceae, Araceae and Dioscoreaceae in Southeast Asia, in Harris (ed.
Annonaceae, Apocynaceae, Aquifoliaceae, Berberidaceae, Cactaceae, Convolvulaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Gentianaceae, Lamiaceae, Linaceae, Loasaceae, Malvaceae, Melianthaceae, Monimiaceae, Nartheciaceae, Oleaceae, Passifloraceae, Plantaginaceae, Polygonaceae, Rubiaceae, Salicaceae and Tetrameristaceae (Table 1).
Dioscorea abyssinica, belongs to the family Dioscoreaceae and the genus Dioscorea, is a climber plant twining to the right, with an herbaceous stem and a large tuber [5, 6].