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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Dioscorea
Dioscorea
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Alternative Names

Dioscorea aculeata Balb. ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea acutata R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea adenocarpa Mart. ex Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea affinis Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea ainensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea albinervia R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea altissima Lam.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea angustifolia Rusby
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea anthropophagorum A. Chev.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea articulata (Vell.) Steud.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea atropurpurea Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea balsapuertensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea bangii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea berteroana Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea bonariensis Ten.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea brasiliensis Willd.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea calystegioides Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea camerunensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea caracasana Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea catharinensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea colocasiifolia Pax
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea concepcionis Chodat & Hassl.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea conferta Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea congestiflora R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea costaricensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea crenata Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea crispata Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea crumenigera Mart. ex Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea cuspidata Balb. ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea discolor Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea dodecandra Steud.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea eburina Lour.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea eburnea Lour.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea effusa Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea eldorado Linden & André
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea elegantula Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea ferruginicaulis Rusby
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea filiformis Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea filirachis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea fimbriata Uline ex R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea fluminensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea fracta Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea friesii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea galipanensis Klotzsch ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea georgensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea gibertii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea globosa Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea gouanioides (Chodat & Hassl.) R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea goyazensis Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea guanaiensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea guaranitica Chodat & Hassl.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hastata Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hebantha Mart. ex Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea heterophylla Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hitchcockii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hoehneana R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hoffa Cordem.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea hofika Jum. & H. Perrier
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea holtii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea huallagensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea illustrata W. Bull
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea javanica Hort. ex Queva
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea kegeliana Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea kita Hort. ex Queva
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea korrorensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea lagoa-santa Uline ex R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea lanosa Gleason
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea latifolia Benth.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea longipetiolata Baudon
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea longirachis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea luschnathiana Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea lutea G. Mey.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea macrocapsa Uline
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea macrocarpa Uline
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea maranonensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea martinicensis Spreng.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea maynensis Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea megalobotrya Kunth & R. H. Schomb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea micrantha Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea moma De Wild.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea monadelphoides J. F. Macbr.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea multicolor Linden & André
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea narinensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea niederleinii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea nitida R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea occidentalis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pachycarpa Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea palmata Juss. ex Pers.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea paraguayensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea paranensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pendula Poepp. ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea perrieri R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pilgeriana R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea piratinyensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea plantaginifolia R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea platystemon Hauman
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea poeppigii Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pozucoensis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea praetervisa R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea prismatica Linden & André
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pruinosa A. Chev.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea pulchella Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea purpurea Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea quinquefoliolata R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea quinquelobata Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea quirogae R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea racemosa Rusby
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea rajanioides Uline ex R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea recurva Rusby
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea rogersii Prain & Burkill
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea rubella Roxb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea rubricaulis Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea ruiziana Klotzsch ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea samydea Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sapindioides C. Presl
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sapinii De Wild.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sativa Griseb. nec L.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea schomburgkiana (Kunth) Hochr.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea septemloba Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sieberi Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea silvestris Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea similis R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sororia Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea spicata (Vell.) Pedralli
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sulcata R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea surinamensis Miq. ex Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea sylvestris De Wild.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea synandra Uline
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea tamifolia Salisb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea tenuiflora Schltdl.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea tenuifolia Uline ex R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea teretiuscula Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea triangularis (Griseb.) R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea triloba H. Karst. ex Kunth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea tuberosa Vell.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea tweediei R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea variifolia Kunze
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea venosa Uline ex R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea violacea Baudon
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea vittata W. Bull ex Baker
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea vulgaris Miq.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea widgrenii R. Knuth
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Dioscorea zanoniae Klotzsch ex Griseb.
Recognized by Flora do Brasil
Borderea
Recognized by NCBI
Borderea Miegev. 1866
Recognized by NCBI
Dioscorea L.
Recognized by USDA Plants data
Dioscorea L. 1753
Recognized by NCBI
Epipetrum
Recognized by NCBI
Epipetrum Phil. 1864
Recognized by NCBI
Nanarepenta
Recognized by NCBI
Nanarepenta Matuda 1962
Recognized by NCBI
Tamus
Recognized by NCBI
Tamus L. 1753
Recognized by NCBI

Common Names

English

air-potato
Recognized by kmander7 and admin
Cinnamon vine
Recognized by kmander7 and admin
Elephant's Foot
Recognized by kmander7 and admin
red-yam
Recognized by dkenolio and admin
yampi
Recognized by kmander7 and admin
Yams preferred
Recognized by kmander7 and admin

Akan

Bayere preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

ቡሬ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

ديسقوريا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

կնքաբույս preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Dioskoreya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bambara

Ku preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bislama

Yams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Yams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Nyam preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Dioskoreja preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

jam preferred
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Danish

Yams preferred
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Dutch; Flemish

yam preferred
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Esperanto

Dioskoreo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Fijian

Uvi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Jamssit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Igname preferred
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coussecouche
Recognized by dkenolio and admin

Fulah

Kappe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Yams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Yamswurzel preferred
Recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9 and admin

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Γιαμ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Haitian; Haitian Creole

Yanm preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hausa

Doya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

טמוס preferred
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Hungarian

jamsz preferred
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Ido

Inyamo preferred
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Igbo

preferred
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Japanese

ヤマノイモ属 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Диоcкорея preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Dioskorėja preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

കാച്ചിൽ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nepali

भ्याकुर preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Jams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

دایوسکوریا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Pochrzyn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Ignamă preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

диоскорея preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sanskrit

सूरणम् preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sinhala; Sinhalese

අල preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

ñame peludo preferred
Recognized by dkenolio and admin

Swedish

Jams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

పెండలము preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

สกุลกลอย preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tibetan

ཞོག་རྒོད། preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Yam preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Ямс preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Tučnokorjenjawka preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Yams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Chi Củ nâu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Yoruba

Isu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: De Ch

Yams preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: En Ca

Yam preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: En Gb

Yam preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Lfn

Niama preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nan

Soaⁿ-io̍h preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Pt Br

Inhame preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Dioscorea

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Monocots
Dioscoreales
Dioscoreaceae
Dioscorea (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Monocots
Dioscoreales
Dioscoreaceae
Dioscorea (this page)

NCBI

root
cellular organisms
Eukaryota
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Streptophytina
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophyta
Spermatophyta
Magnoliophyta
Mesangiospermae
Liliopsida
Petrosaviidae
Dioscoreales
Dioscoreaceae
Dioscorea (this page)