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For ID22102019RK2-please help in identification : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)

Please help in identification of this. Its a local root consumed in Jharkhand.
Local name-Churke
Date-15th August, 2018
Place-Village chewo, Godda, Jharkhand


Dioscorea pentaphylla L. ?


Dioscorea wd. be my guess too. 


one of the rangaloo but be careful of toxic alkaloids identified a century ago.
follow rules set by the local tribals


What are the species of Dioscorea reported from your area ?


May I request you to post the leaves etc. for determination of the species ?


Sorry sir, I don’t have the pictures of leaves and flower.


 

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