U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull.189: 18. 1910
Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer; fruiting late summer.
Habitat: Edges of swamps, in hammocks, moist and dry (pine) forests and forest margins, sandy soils, lowlands
Elevation: 0–100 m
Dioscorea floridana is undoubtedly a close relative of D. villosa, but because it is identifiable using characters that vary discretely, with states not manifest in plants occupying similar habitats outside of its range, I have chosen to retain it at the rank of species.
|Author||Lauren Raz +|
|Elevation||0–100 m +|
|Habitat||Edges of swamps, in hammocks, moist and dry (pine) forests and forest margins, sandy soils, lowlands +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Phenology||Flowering late spring–mid summer + and fruiting late summer. +|
|Synonym||Dioscorea villosa floridana +|
|Taxon name||Dioscorea floridana +|
|Taxon parent||Dioscorea +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 26 +|