Dioscoreaceae Plant Family

Symbol Scientific Name Common Name Photos
DIOSC Dioscorea L. yam
DIAL2 Dioscorea alata L. water yam
DIAL3 Dioscorea altissima Lam. dunguey
DIBU Dioscorea bulbifera L. air yam
DICA25 Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. yellow guinea yam
DICA10 Dioscorea cayennensis Lam. [orthographic error] Dioscorea cayenensis
DICO15 Dioscorea composita Hemsley yam
DICO16 Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham. & Schldl. yam
DIDU2 Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax bitter yam
DIEL2 Dioscorea elephantipes (L'Her.) Engl. hottentot-bread
DIES2 Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill lesser yam
DIESE Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. esculenta (Lour.) Burk. N/A
DIEST Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill var. tiliaefolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet N/A
DIFL5 Dioscorea floribunda C. Martius & Galeotti yam
DIFL4 Dioscorea floridana Bartlett Florida yam
DIVIF Dioscorea villosa L. var. floridana (Bartlett) Ahles Dioscorea floridana
DIHI7 Dioscorea hispida Dennst. intoxicating yam
DIJA2 Dioscorea japonica Thunb. Japanese yam
DILA25 Dioscorea latifolia Benth. [excluded] N/A
DIMA15 Dioscorea macrostachya Benth. yam
DINU4 Dioscorea nummularia Lam. yam
DIOP Dioscorea oppositifolia L. Chinese yam
DIBA2 Dioscorea batatas Dcne. Dioscorea oppositifolia
DIPE2 Dioscorea pentaphylla L. fiveleaf yam
DIPI Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. bulbous yam
DIPO2 Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. mata gallina
DIPR4 Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. bush yam
DIPR5 Dioscorea preussii Pax Preuss's dioscorea
DIQU Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. fourleaf yam
DIGL3 Dioscorea glauca Muhl. ex Bartlett Dioscorea quaternata
DIQUG Dioscorea quaternata J.F. Gmel. var. glauca (Muhl. ex Bartlett) Fern. Dioscorea quaternata
DIVIG Dioscorea villosa L. var. glabrifolia (Bartlett) Fern. Dioscorea quaternata
DIRO Dioscorea rotundata Poir. Guinea yam
DISA20 Dioscorea sagittata Poir. [excluded] N/A
DISA17 Dioscorea sansibarensis Pax Zanzibar yam
DISP6 Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsley yam
DITR3 Dioscorea trifida L. f. Indian yam
DIVI4 Dioscorea villosa L. wild yam
DIHI Dioscorea hirticaulis Bartlett Dioscorea villosa
DIVIH Dioscorea villosa L. var. hirticaulis (Bartlett) Ahles Dioscorea villosa
RAJAN Rajania L. rajania
RACO4 Rajania cordata L. himber