Dioscorea esculenta

Dioscorea esculenta Dioscorea esculenta Dioscorea esculenta

Dioscorea esculenta - Sinistrose pilose vine with large subterranean tubers; stems terete, brown villose, 1-2 mm thick, with at least 2 spines near node; spines curved, 0.6 cm long, pale green or purplish. Leaves yellowish-green, 5-13 cm long, 6-15 cm wide, whitish or yellowish pilose beneath, nerves 7-9; petioles 2.5-8 cm long. Flower unknown.

Scientific Name Dioscorea esculenta
Family Name DIOSCOREACEAE
English Name
Local Name Kukulala (කුකුළල)
Sanskrit Name Aaluka bheda
Conservation Status
Status Only under cultivation
Edible Parts Tuber

Dioscorea esculenta Dioscorea esculenta Dioscorea esculenta

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