Skip to main content

Non-scientific name:

wild yam

11 Medicinal source(s) include this non-scientific name:

Medicinal sources: Scientific names as used in medicinal source: MPNS matched scientific names: Accepted name: Trade forms: Plant parts:
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004) Dioscorea dregeana Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T.Durand & Schinz Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T.Durand & Schinz
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999) Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth)T.Durand & Schinz Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T.Durand & Schinz Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T.Durand & Schinz
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002) Dioscorea pentaphylla Linnaeus Dioscorea pentaphylla L. Dioscorea pentaphylla L.
Jamaican Root Tonics (Mitchell, 2011) Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. Ex Willd. Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004) Dioscorea batatas Dioscorea batatas Decne. Dioscorea polystachya Turcz.
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999) Dioscorea quartiniana A.Rich. Dioscorea quartiniana A.Rich. Dioscorea quartiniana A.Rich.
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Root, Root with Rhizome
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999) Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L. Dioscorea villosa L.

45 Non-scientific name(s) associated with "wild yam":

Non-scientific names: Class of name: Medicinal sources:
aser Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bitter jessie Other Jamaican Root Tonics (Mitchell, 2011)
china root Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
chinaroot Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
chuinyan Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
colic Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
colic root Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
colicroot Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
devil s-bones Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dikurunga Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
dioscorea Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
dioscorea villosa Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
gliha Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
hung Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
igname sauvage Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
ilabatheka Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
inchoolo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ingcolo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ingxolo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
isidakwa Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
isithundlathundla Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
jagate bhyakur Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
jar Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
lauka Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
läkejams Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
mangai Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
marede a poo Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ndiyaza Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
north american wild yam Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
racines de colique Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
rheumatism Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
rheumatism root Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
shan yao Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
temen Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
timi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
tyaguno Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
udakwa Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
undiyaza Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
unyawo-lwendlovu Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
wilde yamswurzel Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
wildejam Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
yam Other Jamaican Root Tonics (Mitchell, 2011)
yamswurzel Other WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
zottige yamswurzel Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
|'hoang#oq^ Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)