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Dioscorea pentaphylla
(Dioscoreaceae)

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Dioscorea pentaphylla
Nomenclatural information about Dioscorea pentaphylla is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Dioscorea pentaphylla information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dioscorea pentaphylla--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Dioscorea pentaphylla information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Dioscorea pentaphylla, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Dioscorea pentaphylla
Nomenclatural information about Dioscorea pentaphylla is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Images

Images of Dioscorea pentaphylla (Dioscoreaceae) (pia)
Links to high-resolution free images of Dioscorea pentaphylla (Dioscoreaceae) (pia) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Dioscorea pentaphylla information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dioscorea pentaphylla in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Dioscorea pentaphylla information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dioscorea pentaphylla in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Dioscorea pentaphylla information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dioscorea pentaphylla--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weed handbook of Western Polynesia
Whistler, W. Arthur. 1983. Weed handbook of Western Polynesia. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft f#r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. ISBN: 3-88085-227-8.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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