Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill


DIOSCOREACEAE Family selection - Yam family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 1: 396. 1917
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Lesser yam
en English name: Asiatic yam
English name: Chinese yam
Spanish name: batata de China
French name: igname des blancs
German name: chinesischer Yam

Grown habit: Vine, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

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Subspecies / Varieties:
1) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. esculenta
2) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. tiliaefolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet



TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea
Species:


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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA+ (Puerto Rico)
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA



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More species:
1) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. esculenta [437]
2) Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. tiliaefolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet [378]
3) Dioscorea floribunda M. Martens & Galeotti [417]
4) Dioscorea glauca Muhl. ex Bartlett [236]
5) Dioscorea hispida Dennst. [424]
6) Dioscorea nummularia Lam. [329]
7) Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. [313]
8) Dioscorea sansibarensis Pax [283]
9) Diospyros chinensis Blume [244]
10) Diospyros kaki L. f. [2408]

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