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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By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Helmia hirsuta Blume Kunth. Cookies help us deliver our services. There hispiad no appreciable distribution or cultivation outside this area. User specific search options User. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Commercial starch extracted from the tubers contains Weeding is done at regular intervals, but the use of fertilizers is rare.


The present use for food of D. Racemes fascicled, shortly peduncled, to 1 cm long. Breeding for a higher starch content would also be useful both for food hiepida industrial purposes.

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Dioscorea hispida Dennst.

Its amylose content has been reported as Commercial extraction and use of dioscorine and diosgenin in the tuber is at present not economically feasible. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. The tuber of D.

Individual tubers weigh kg, but may be fused together into irregular clusters weighing up to 35 kg. Harvesting occurs from wild stands, or from cultivated plants that are 12 months or older. This page was last modified on 7 Aprilat The forts on hilltops of the Sahyadri northern Western Ghats have seen a turbulent historical pas Panicles to 45 cm long, axillary.


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Dioscorea hispida Dennst. — The Plant List

It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

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