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Dioscorea mexicana, caudex diam. 16 cm

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Dioscorea mexicana, caudex diam. 16 cm


Dioscorea mexicana, former name Dioscorea macrostachya, is a caudiciform dioscorea having either a partly to completely above-ground dome-shaped caudex with a thick, woody outer layer up to 90 cm in diameter and 20 to 25 cm in height.
The caudex of D. mexicana is divided into regular polygonal plates, separated by deep fissures.
The vigorous annual vines which may reach 9 m long before dying back in winter, that grow up from the caudex, bear heart-shaped leaves.
Requires a lot of water during the growing season and loves shade.
Dioscorea mexicana ranges from the state of San Luis Potosí in northeastern Mexico south to Panama.

Additional Information

Specie Dioscorea mexicana
Plant diameter: 10-19 cm
Leaf color: green
The plant on the picture is what you buy yes
Price: €59.95
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