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Dioscorea convolvulacea Schlecht. & Cham.

Caution: identification of the several species of Dioscorea found at Kaxil Kiuic remains tentative at present

Herbaceous liana with slender stems; leaves alternate, simple, with a broad almost cordate base and acute apex, minutely pubescent; flowers minute, in terminal spike-like inflorescences.