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Dioscorea floribunda M. Martens & Galeotti

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 cordate base and acute to attenuate apex, glabrous; flowers minute, reddish-purple, in very long terminal spike-like inflorescences; capsules 3-lobed, widest above the middle.

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