Dioscorea trifida

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Noun1.Dioscorea trifida - tropical American yam with small yellow edible tubers
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
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For each sample of Manihot esculenta starch, Musa paradisiaca, and Dioscorea trifida, the procedure was repeated in triplicate [20].
Domesticated by pre-Columbian peoples and of Neotropical distribution, Dioscorea trifida was probably the first yam species cultivated by indigenous peoples and immigrants from Europe and Africa in the Amazon (Lebot, 2009; Bousalem et al., 2010).