Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16639 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
DioscoreaceaeDioscoreaceaeDioscoreaceae  
Species Dioscorea villosa L.
Common name   wild yam
Collector(s)
Robert R. Robbins   401  
Coll. Date 03 August 1972 
Geography United States.  Illinois.  Piatt County
Locality Monticello vicinity, Allerton Park. 
 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Dioscorea villosa L.

     Dioscorea hirticaulis Bartlett
     Dioscorea villosa var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) Ahles

Common Name(s): wild yam.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=43367, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Dioscoreaceae
                                    Genus: Dioscorea
                                        Species: Dioscorea villosa
                                                                                            

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Links

Taxon Links for species Dioscorea villosa  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Dioscorea+villosa

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