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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Trichopus zeylanicus Gaerten Trichopodaceae, is a wild plant, a rare genus, small glabrous herb growing in the Agasthyar hilly forests of Kerala, India.
(1985), the Melanthiaceae and Trichopodaceae are the primitive families of the Monocotyledons, respectively, whereas for Cronquist (1988) and Takhtajan (1987), the Butomaceae are still viewed, in a more traditional fashion, as one of the most primitive members of the Monocotyledons.