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Family: DIOSCOREACEAE 

 Dioscorea glauca
 

Photo from Johnsons Bromeliads & Harris Hawk

  
Author:  Henry Hurd Rusby 1907
Family:  Dioscoreaceae
Habitat:  Bolivia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  6 Metres
Flower:  Greenish White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms: 
Dioscorea villosa subsp. glauca, R. Knuth 1924. Dioscorea coripatensis, J.F. Macbr.1934. Dioscorea quaternata var. glauca  Fernald 1937.

Photo from Johnsons Bromeliads & Harris Hawk

   This member of the Dioscoreaceae family was given this name by Henry Hurd Rusby in 1907. It is found in Bolivia, growing in a rich but well drained soil with some to lots of  water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to six metres in height. The flowers are greenish white.