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Dioscorea quinqueloba / Kaededokoro カエデドコロ

Bloom time: July-August

Dichocoreaceae /


Species in the genus Dioscorea:

Dioscorea bulbifera / Nigakashuu
Dioscorea japonica / Yamanoimo
Dioscorea quinqueloba / Kaededokoro
Dioscorea tokoro / Onidokoro


Dioscorea quinqueloba / Kaededokoro カエデドコロ

Dioscorea quinqueloba, a vine perennial found in forests or edges: Rhizomes shallowly crawl underground, and the vines branch well at upper parts. Leaves are alternate, triangularly ovate, palmately cleft in 5-9, with short hairs on upper and lower surfaces, and petiole's bases with a pair of tubercles; perianth lobes, yellow, open flat. Dioecious: seeds are oblong, with wings all around. Bloom time: July-August.






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