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Search for: Dioscoreaceae
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Dioscorea batatasChinese YamDioscoreaceaeDioscorea divaricata. Dioscorea opposita. Thunb.55
Dioscorea deltoideaYamDioscoreaceae 22
Dioscorea japonicaGlutinous Yam, Japanese yamDioscoreaceae 42
Dioscorea kamoonensis Dioscoreaceae 21
Dioscorea tokoro Dioscoreaceae 22
Dioscorea villosaWild YamDioscoreaceaeDioscorea cliffortiana Lam. Dioscorea hexaphylla Raf. Merione villosa (L.) Salisb.24
Tamus communisBlack BryonyDioscoreaceae 12
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