Dioscorea elephantipes (Elephant's Foot) is a slow-growing and long-living succulent with tuber above ground level covered with layers of corky bark. The…
Dioscorea is a genus of over 600 species of flowering plants in the family Dioscoreaceae, native throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. The vast majority of the species are tropical, with only a few species extending into temperate climates. It is named after the ancient Greek physician and botanist Dioscorides.
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