Sunday, 25 August 2013

Tamus communis

Tamus communis  Black bryony

Nueza negra
This is no relation whatsoever to the plant called White bryony (Bryonia alba).
Black bryony is so named because of its black roots. It flowers from April to July and grows 2-4m and all of the plant is poisonous. It is sometimes called Dioscorea communis.

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