Dioscoreaceae


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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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Familia Numero de generos Numero de especies Agavaceae 2 7 Alliaceae 4 4 Alstromeriaceae 1 1 Amaryllidaceae 3 6 Anthericaceae 1 9 Araceae 2 2 Bromeliaceae 4 19 Calochortaceae 1 4 Commelinaceae 8 21 Cyperaceae 7 28 Dioscoreaceae 1 12 Eriocaulaceae 1 3 Hydrocharitaceae 1 1 Hypoxidaceae 1 4 Iridaceae 3 12 Juncaceae 2 5 Juncaginaceae 1 1 Lemnaceae 1 2 Melanthiaceae 2 4 Orchidaceae 44 130 Poaceae 38 75 Pontederiaceae 1 1 Potamogetonaceae 1 3 Smilacaceae 1 4 Typhaceae 1 1 Total 132 359 Cuadro 2.
Of these, only Dendropemon (Loranthaceae), RajaniaI (Dioscoreaceae) and Tetramicra (Orchidaceae) are present on all the islands of the West Indies and therefore they can be used to define the West Indian flora.
(Gach Dioscoreaceae Fruits alu) English name: Air yam Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Dryopteridaceae Whole plant Sw.
Bromeliaceae to Dioscoreaceae. The University of Michigan Herbarium.
7 Dioscorea pubera Dioscoreaceae Mou alu Blume 8 Manihot esculenta Euphorbiaceae Shemei alu Crantz 9 Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Systematic position of the Trilliaceae, Smilacaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Herreriaceae,
1876 (Dioscorales).--Type: Dioscorea L.; Dioscoreaceae R.
Celastraceae Lophopyxis (Lophopyxidaceae) Combretaceae Thiloa Commelinaceae Murdania, Anthericopsis (1), Palisota (2) Connaraceae Connarus Corynocarpaceae Corynocarpus Crassulaceae Sempervivum Diapensiaceae All Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea sects.
Age and size structure in populations of a long-lived dioecious geophyte: Borderea pyrenaica (Dioscoreaceae).
The other plant families were Amaranthaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cruciferae, Dioscoreaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Marantaceae, Moraceae, Moringaceae, Musaceae and Tiliaceae.