Dioscorea alata L. 77

Greater yam, Water yam, White yam, Yam, Ten-months yam, Guyana arrowroot, Winged yam, Asiatic yam, Name-de-agua, Lisbon yam
Dioscorea alata Flower
flower
Dioscorea alata Leaf
leaf
Dioscorea alata Fruit
fruit
Dioscorea alata Bark
bark
Dioscorea alata Habit
habit
Dioscorea alata L.
Useful plants of Asia
Family
Dioscoreaceae
Genus
Dioscorea
Species
Dioscorea alata L.
Common name(s)
  • Greater yam
  • Water yam
  • White yam
  • Yam
  • Ten-months yam
  • Guyana arrowroot
  • Winged yam
  • Asiatic yam
  • Name-de-agua
  • Lisbon yam
Uses
  • ENVIRONMENTAL USES
    • ornamental
  • FOOD
    • starch
    • vegetable
  • MEDICINE
    • folklore
  • WEED
    Phenology

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