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Descriptor English:   Dioscorea 
Descriptor Spanish:   Dioscorea 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Dioscorea 
Synonyms English:   Chinese Yam
Chinese Yams
Dioscorea batatas
Dioscorea opposita
Dioscorea polystachya
Dioscorea villosa
Shan Yao
Shan Yaos
Wild Yam
Wild Yams
Yam
Yam, Chinese
Yam, Wild
Yams
Yams, Chinese
Yams, Wild
Yao, Shan
Yaos, Shan  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.325.500
HP4.018.220.644
Definition English:   A plant genus best known for edible underground tubers. Yam may also refer to a moist variety of sweet potato, IPOMOEA BATATAS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse entry term YAM with PSEUDO-YAM see IPOMOEA BATATAS
See Related English:   Ipomoea
 
History Note English:   2002; use Liliaceae 1998-2001 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   35785 
Unique Identifier:   D027742 

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