Dioscoreaceae


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Dioscoreaceae

[‚dī·ə‚skȯr·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous, leafy-stemmed, mostly twining plants in the order Liliales, having an inferior ovary and septal nectaries and lacking tendrils.

Dioscoreaceae

 

a family of monocotyledonous plants. They are grasses, chiefly with vine stems and thick roots or tubers. For the most part, the leaves are alternate and net-veined. The blossoms are small and occur in bunches, ears, or panicles. Dioscoreaceae may be bisexual, but more often they are unisexual on dioecious. There are approximately ten genera (more than 650 species), found chiefly in tropical and subtropical countries. There are two genera in the USSR, represented by three species. The species of the genus Dioscorea have economic importance.

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Dioscorea, with ten species, placed Dioscoreaceae as the richest family of the two vegetation types.
En el tratamiento de Dioscoreaceae de Flora Novo- Galiciana (McVaugh, 1989) se indico que el uso del nombre de D.
hemionitis Christ 27 Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea changjiangensis Xing et Z.
Ademas de lo anteriormente mencionado, se encontraron familias como Dioscoreaceae, Apocynaceae y Sapindaceae en Sotobosque, Sucesiones primarias y Sucesiones intermedias, por lo tanto relacionadas con procesos de restauracion natural medianamente avanzadas.
Yam is a polyploid species of vegetative propagation that belongs to the Monocot class, Dioscoreaceae family, and Dioscorea genus (APG II, 2003).
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].
373 m, la region se caracteriza por la presencia de domos volcanicos fuertemente escarpados con una vegetacion en la cual las familias mas diversas son Asteraceae, Piperaceae, Solanaceae, Polypodiaceae y Dioscoreaceae (ALVAREZ et al.
El name pertenece a la familia Dioscoreaceae que comprende mas de 600 especies distribuidas en la zona intertropical humeda.
Neyland 1839 AF205127 Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea macrostachya Benth R.
Dioscoreaceae in the centre west are no more mysterious than in the north.