Dioscorea alata L.

  • Family

    Dioscoreaceae (Magnoliophyta)

  • Scientific Name

    Dioscorea alata L.

  • Common Names

    water yam, water yam, winged yam

  • Floras and Monographs

    Dioscorea alata L.: [Article] Mori, S. A., et al. 1997. Guide to the vascular plants of central French Guiana: Part 1. Pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and monocotyledons. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 76: 1-422.

    Dioscorea alata L.: [Article] Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 51: 1-483.

    Dioscorea alata L.: [Article] Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro & collaborators. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78: 1-581.

    Dioscorea alata L.: [Book] Britton, Nathaniel L. & Millspaugh, Charles F. 1920. The Bahama Flora.