Dioscorea


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Noun1.Dioscorea - yams
plant genus - a genus of plants
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
Dioscorea elephantipes, elephant's-foot, Hottentot bread vine, Hottentot's bread vine, tortoise plant - South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
Dioscorea paniculata, wild yam - having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders
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Otras especies se han utilizado para la elaboracion de galletas, con harinas extraidas de cinco especies de la biodiversidad vegetal amazonica (Dioscorea decorticans, Dioscorea trifida, Colocasia esculenta L.
The most species-rich genera overall were Dioscorea (ten species), Ipomoea, Heteropterys, and Serjania (five each); Dioscorea and Serjania were present in both vegetation types, while Heteropterys and Ipomoea were present only in SDF (Table 1).
In the case of yams, Dioscorea trifida, a native species, was the most frequent in San Pablo, something that has not been described in previous work in home gardens of the Colombian Caribbean.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
Dioscin (diosgenyl 2,4-di-0-[alpha]-l-rhamnopyranosyl-[beta]-d-glucopyranoside) is extracted from medicinal plants, such as Polygonatum zanlanscianense Pamp, Dioscorea nipponica Makino and Dioscorea zingiberensis Wright, which is used in China as a herb medicine for thousands of years, as a monomer form (Sun et al.
Quadro 3--Principais produtos cultivados nas rocas Ingariko Nome cientifico Nome vulgar Nome Ingariko Solanum Batata Sak tuberosum Dioscorea spp Cara Napii Ananas comosus Abacaxi Kaiwarak (L) Merril Capsicum chinense Pimenta Canaime Pimii Manihot esculenta Mandioca Nak Zea mays Milho Aknaik Musa spp Banana Pananayek Saccharum Cana-de-acucar Siikaru officinarum Nome cientifico Armazenagem Solanum Nao e tuberosum armazenada Dioscorea spp Nao e armazenada Ananas comosus Nao e (L) Merril armazenada Capsicum chinense Armazenam em forma de molho, ou em po seco a fogo Manihot esculenta Nao e armazenada Zea mays Armazenam os graos em garrafas, sacos ou penduram na direcao da fumaca Musa spp Nao e armazenada Saccharum Nao e officinarum armazenada Fonte: Falcao (2016).
Not quite so pretty is Dioscorea Elephantipes or elephant's foot, a real curiosity of a plant, its deadlooking domed woody trunk puts up long, climbing stems with yellow flowers in autumn, interesting and a charming oddball of a plant.
O surgimento desses poros aumentou tambem a eficiencia da reacao de acetilacao, possibilitando maior grau de substituicao em amido isolado de Dioscorea zingiberensis.
6) was similar to that of sweet potato and Dioscorea dumetorum but considerably lower than that of Irish potato [24, 25].
Host range validation, molecular identification and release and establishment of a Chinese biotype of the Asian leaf beetle Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae) for control of Dioscorea bulbifera L.