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Dioscorea brownii

Dioscorea brownii

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Tender

11a-11b

USDA zone

4°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Dioscorea brownii Overview

Dioscorea brownii, a little known, unusual and rare member of the yam family is found only in southern KwaZulu-Natal. It is unique amongst the dioscoreas for its erect habit and annually renewed tuber. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.