Dioscorea buchananii Benth. subsp. undatiloba vegetative and reproductive morphology A Habit of male plant with axillary inflorescences B Apical part of male inflorescence showing tepal shape and habit and bud shape C Rehydrated male flower with apical part of pedicel showing stamen morphology (NB tepal and stamen habit influenced by specimen preparation) D Fully opened out rehydrated male flower from above showing tepal shape, torus and pistillode E Female flower with ovary at late anthesis, tepals ascending F Female flower with 3 tepals removed showing torus, staminodia and gynoecium G Immature capsule with pedicel, floral bract and persistent tepals at apex H Leaf of KwaZuluNatal form of Dioscorea buchananii Benth. subsp. undatiloba. Scale bar: A, H 3 cm; B 7 mm; C, D, E 5 mm; F 3 mm; G 2 cm. From Breyer in TM 23387 (A), Junod 2182 (B, G), Medley Wood 11673 (C, D) Gerrard & McKen 1617 (E, F) Medley Wood 12969 (H). Drawn by Lucy Smith.

  Part of: Wilkin P, Muasya AM (2015) Clarifying the Dioscorea buchananii Benth. species complex: a new potentially extinct subspecies for South Africa. PhytoKeys 48: 51-72. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.48.6806