Family  Dioscoreaceae R. Br., nom. cons.

Family number: 372    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 15
Type genus: Dioscorea L.
Comments: monocot family

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 8 April 2020.