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Mata Gallina

Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Reinaldo Aguilar   cc-by-nc-sa

Dioscorea polygonoides (Mata Gallina) is a species of perennial herb in the family Dioscoreaceae. It is a climber. It is native to Puerto Rico, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Sergipe, Santa Catarina, Ceará, Piauí, Alagoas, Distrito Federal, Pernambuco, Espirito Santo, Paraíba, Goiás, Cerrado, Rio de Janeiro, Mato Grosso, Rio Grande do Norte, São Paulo, Caatinga, Mata Atlântica, Tocantins, and Paraná. Dioscorea polygonoides is a photoautotroph.

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EOL has data for 8 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of mata gallina. View this species on GBIF