Dioscorea alata L. 81

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

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