Dioscoreaceae, new for the adventive flora of New Zealand

@article{Sykes2003DioscoreaceaeNF,
  title={Dioscoreaceae, new for the adventive flora of New Zealand},
  author={William R. Sykes},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Botany},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={727 - 730}
}
  • W. R. Sykes
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Biology
  • New Zealand Journal of Botany
Abstract Dioscorea communis, hitherto known as Tamus communis, black bryony, is a temperate Eurasian species here recorded as adventive from Wellington, New Zealand. The family Dioscoreaceae is otherwise only known from a few other species of Dioscorea that are occasionally cultivated, this having very probably been so since pre‐European times. 
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