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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Dioscoreaceae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Dioscoreaceae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Botany in DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Toxicity, Natural History Museum Species of the day, USDA PLANTS images, EOL authors, IABIN, IABIN, eFloras, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Brunei Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Lebanon Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mali Species List, Martinique Species List, Mayotte Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovenia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Wallis et Futuna Species List, Uruguay Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South China Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, Flora of Zimbabwe, and South Pacific Species List
Dioscoreaceae R. Br.
Family recognized by Flora do Brasil

Alternative Names

Asterocalyx Ettingshausen 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atacca Lem.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ataccia C. Presl
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Borderea Miégev.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Botryosicyos Hochst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Chaitaea Sol. ex Seem.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dioscoreaceae R. Br. 1810
Authority according to NCBI
Dioscoreaecarpum G. Andreánszky 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscorida St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscoridia St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscorites G. Saporta 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discorea Miq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elephantodon Salisb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Epipetrum Phil.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Halloschulzia Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hamatris Salisb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Helmia Kunth
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Higinbothamia Uline
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hyperocarpa (Uline) G. M. Barroso et al.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Illigerastrum Prain & Burkill
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Janraia Adans.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leontopetaloides Boehm.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Merione Salisb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nanarepenta Matuda
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Oncorhiza Pers.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Oncus Lour.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Podianthus Schnitzl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polynome Salisb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Prototamus M. Langeron 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raiania Scop.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raja Burm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rajania L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rhizemys Raf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ricophora Mill.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rimilatericutis G. Roselt & W. Schneider 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schizocapsa Hance
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Sismondaea Delponte
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Steirexa Rafinesque 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Steireya Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strophis Salisb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tamnus Mill.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tamus L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Testudinaria Salisb. ex Burch.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Thamnus Link
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichopodaceae Hutch. 1934
Authority according to NCBI
Ubium J. F. Gmel.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Varipilicutis W. Schneider 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

yam family preferred
Elephant’s foot, kniss
Recognized by CITES
Yam family
Recognized by Flora of Zimbabwe

Arabic

ديسقورية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Dioskoreyakimilər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Yamsrotfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Диоскорееви preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Dioscoreàcia preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Bljuštovke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

Smldincovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Dioskoreacoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Jamssikasvit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

Dioscorée preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

დიოსკორეასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Yamswurzelgewächse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

משפחת הטמוסיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Jamszgyökérfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ヤマノイモ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Javanese

Gadhung preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Dioskorėjiniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

ഡയോസ്ക്കോറിയേസി preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

تمیسیان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Pochrzynowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Диоскорейные preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Pata de elefante preferred
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Gadung preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Jamsväxter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

డయోస్కోరియేసి preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์กลอย preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Діоскорейні preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Tučnokorjenjawkowe rostliny preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Yamsplaanten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Củ nâu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Dioscoreaceae