This ethnobotanical study was conducted to document local knowledge and potentials of Dioscorea hispida Dennst. and to investigate and record its distribution. H Dioscorea hispida Dennst. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). The record. Dioscorea hispida Dennst. Protologue: Schlüss. Hort. Malab.: 15 (). Family: Dioscoreaceae. Chromosome number: 2n=
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For food, it would be desirable to breed for reduced alkaloid content so that the tubers can be consumed without elaborate detoxification procedures. Retrieved from ” https: Panicles to 45 cm long, axillary.
Tubers renewed annually from a superficial corm, from which they grow as lobes, in outline globose, sometimes slightly elongated, pale yellow to light grey; flesh white to lemon-yellow.
Its preparation for food requires much time and skill and includes slicing, washing the fresh or boiled tuber dioscoorea several changes of salt water, or in running hospida, and a final check on whether all poison has been removed. Helmia hirsuta Blume Kunth. The crop is ready for harvest after 12 months. Commercial extraction and use of dioscorine and diosgenin in the tuber is at present not economically feasible. Individual tubers weigh kg, but may be fused together into irregular clusters weighing up to 35 kg.
Dioscorea hispida Dennst. — The Plant List
Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Cookies help us deliver our services. Female inflorescence solitary from upper leaf axils, denmst, with flowers spaced.
Commercial starch extracted from the tubers contains It is also used for eliminating fish from shrimp pond cultures.
Dioscorea hispida (PROSEA) – PlantUse English
The tuber is poisonous because of a high content of the alkaloid dioscorine. The poison in the tubers is often extracted and used as bait for animals or other devious purposes. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. User specific search options User.
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There is no appreciable distribution or cultivation outside this area. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Can include dioscoreaa services.
On a dry weight basis, the tuber also contains 0. Stem twining to the left, firm, 9 mm or more in diameter, usually prickly, drying bright yellowish, glabrescent.
Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition dennzt time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. Even in South-East Asia the plant is scarcely cultivated, so its spread is practically confined to its area of natural occurrence. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Search in all groups Search within this group.
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Leaflets subequal, to 17 x 12 cm, obovate, abruptly sharply acuminate at apex, cuneate to the base, shortly petiolulate, ribs 5, prominent intercostae coarsely reticulate, thinly hispid; lateral leaflets gibbous at base; petiole 12 cm long. Manual harvesting with the aid of a fork or digging stick is the usual practice.
Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. It has been suggested that the preparation of flour or starch from the tubers should proceed as follows: Send a request for permission.