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Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Genus Dioscorea L.

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Kingdom  Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom  Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision  Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division  Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class  Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass  Liliidae
Order  Liliales
Family  Dioscoreaceae – Yam family
Genus  Dioscorea L. – yam P
 
Contains 29 Species and 15 accepted taxa overall
 
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Species  Dioscorea alata L. – water yam P
Species  Dioscorea altissima Lam. – dunguey P
Species  Dioscorea bulbifera L. – air yam P
Species  Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. – yellow guinea yam P
Species  Dioscorea composita Hemsl. – yam P
Species  Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham. & Schltdl. – yam P
Species  Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax – bitter yam P
Species  Dioscorea elephantipes (L'Hér.) Engl. – hottentot-bread P
Species  Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill – lesser yam P
Variety  Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. esculenta P
Variety  Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. tiliaefolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet P
Species  Dioscorea floribunda M. Martens & Galeotti – yam P
Species  Dioscorea floridana Bartlett – Florida yam P
Species  Dioscorea hispida Dennst. – intoxicating yam P
Species  Dioscorea japonica Thunb. – Japanese yam P
Species  Dioscorea latifolia Benth. [excluded] P
Species  Dioscorea macrostachya Benth. – yam P
Species  Dioscorea nummularia Lam. – yam P
Species  Dioscorea oppositifolia L. – Chinese yam P
Species  Dioscorea pentaphylla L. – fiveleaf yam P
Species  Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. – bulbous yam P
Species  Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – mata gallina P
Species  Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. – bush yam P
Species  Dioscorea preussii Pax – Preuss' dioscorea P
Species  Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. – fourleaf yam P
Species  Dioscorea rotundata Poir. – Guinea yam P
Species  Dioscorea sagittata Poir. [excluded] P
Species  Dioscorea sansibarensis Pax – Zanzibar yam P
Species  Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl. – yam P
Species  Dioscorea trifida L. f. – Indian yam P
Species  Dioscorea villosa L. – wild yam P

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