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Accepted name: 
Dioscorea bulbifera L. [Dioscoreaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist ( Three stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal plant reference:
aerial yam Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
air potato Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
air yam Other Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
air-potato Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ban tarul Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bengo nari Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bhyakur Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bitter yam Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
brotwurzel Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
buk Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bulb-bearing yam Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
cheeky yam Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
diha Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
dukarkanda Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
dukkarkanda Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
genthi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
ghar tyaur Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
githa Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
heggenusu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
hisaki Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
hoei-oepas Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
hoi Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
huang yao zi Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
huangdu Other Med. Pls. Used by Maonan People in China. (Hong et l., 2015)
huángyàozǐ Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
igname bulbifère Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
inhame Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kamfo Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kanthamul Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kaya pendazam Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
khashyo Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
khe Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kisi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kukur tarul Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kunta genusu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
ofika Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
oviala Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
panu kodol Other Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
papa voladora Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
pas Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
phor Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
potatisjams Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
potato yam Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
pousse en l'air Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ratalu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
sakkisak Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
tarul Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
teme Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
udala Other Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
varahi Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
varahi kand Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
varahi kanda Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
vārāhi (rhizome) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
vārāhikaṇda Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
yamswurzel Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ñame de gunda Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
黃藥子 Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
黄独 Other Med. Pls. Used by Maonan People in China. (Hong et l., 2015)
黄药子 Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
黄薬子 Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)