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Dioscorea macrostachya

Dioscorea macrostachya Benth.

 

Elephant’s Foot

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderDioscoreales
FamilyDioscoreaceae
GenusDioscorea
Speciesmacrostachya

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Dioscorea macrostachya description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Dioscorea macrostachya (Elephant’s Foot)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 19 × 15" (47 × 38 cm)

Dioscorea macrostachya (Elephant’s Foot)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)