This ethnobotanical study was conducted to document local knowledge and potentials of Dioscorea hispida Dennst. and to investigate and record its distribution. H Dioscorea hispida Dennst. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). The record. Dioscorea hispida Dennst. Protologue: Schlüss. Hort. Malab.: 15 (). Family: Dioscoreaceae. Chromosome number: 2n=

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Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. The tuber of D.

Female inflorescence solitary from upper leaf axils, pendulous, with flowers spaced. Unlike cassava or potato starches, its viscosity does not decline appreciably after prolonged heating.

Individual tubers weigh kg, but may be fused together into irregular clusters weighing up to 35 kg. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans diosxorea best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

Dioscorea hispida Dennst.

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The approximate composition of the tuber per g edible portion is: The present use for food of D. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read View source View history. Commercial starch extracted from the tubers contains Commercial extraction and use of dioscorine and diosgenin in the tuber is at present not economically feasible. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Leaflets subequal, to 17 x 12 cm, obovate, abruptly sharply acuminate at apex, cuneate to the base, shortly petiolulate, ribs 5, prominent intercostae coarsely reticulate, thinly hispid; lateral leaflets gibbous at base; petiole 12 cm long.

Helmia hirsuta Blume Kunth. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Harvesting occurs from wild stands, or from cultivated plants that are 12 months or older.

Dioscorea hispida (PROSEA) – PlantUse English

Tubers renewed annually from a superficial corm, from which they grow as lobes, in outline globose, sometimes slightly elongated, pale yellow to light grey; flesh white to lemon-yellow.

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Technology partner Strand Dioscrea Sciences. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. There is no appreciable distribution or cultivation outside this area.


Dioscorea hispida Dennst. — The Plant List

Climbing herb with a fibrous root system. Racemes fascicled, shortly peduncled, to 1 cm long.

Demography and Conservation Dennstt and Conservation. On a dry weight basis, the tuber also contains 0. Starch extracted from the tubers can be used for culinary or industrial purposes, notably the manufacture of glucose.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, nispida, etc. Asiatic Bitter Yam.

In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Its diosccorea for food requires much time and skill and includes slicing, washing the fresh or boiled tuber in several changes of salt water, or in running water, and a final check on whether all poison has been removed.

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