Dioscoreaceae

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Dioscorea bulbifera, bitter yam, hoi. This species is said to be poisonous.
Dioscorea pentaphylla, yam, pi'a. The starchy underground tubers were cooked and eaten by Hawaiians.
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Tacca leontopetaloides, arrowroot, pia.
Tacca chantrieri.

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