Dioscorea species- Cooch Bihar, West Bengal

DIOSCOREA HAMILTONII 2 images. Attaching two images of Dioscorea Hamiltonii. How do you say that it is Dioscorea hamiltonii and not any other species as most of the species look quite similar ? A plate in the book Edible Wild Plants of The Himalayas by R L Dadhwar and R R Farnandez shows the capsules and they are similar […]

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Dioscorea species?- Nagarkot, Kathmandu, Nepal

  SK 2773 08 October 2020 : 22 posts by 3 authors. 6 images- 4 to 7 mb each. Location: Nagarkot,  Kathmandu Date: 12 September 2020 Elevation: 2044 m. Habit : Wild Dioscorea ? I already guessed and checked accordingly but could not match. It should be easy based on leaves, if your check with balance […]

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Dioscorea species- Village Chewo, Godda, Jharkhand

  For ID22102019RK1-please help in identification : 9 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2) Please help in identification of this. Its a local root consumed in Jharkhand. Local name-Nappe Date-15th August, 2018 Place-Village chewo, Godda, Jharkhand Dioscorea pentaphylla L. ?? Leaf and flower data is required  agree with … and remove those roots hiding the […]

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Dioscorea species- Village chewo, Godda, Jharkhand

  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 […]

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Dioscorea species- Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura

  Re: Dioscorea hispida ? : 9 posts by 5 authors. This is from Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura Only fruits are available and leaves are not seen but my collector says, there is spine in the stem. Here is a picture of the underground tuber is attached Please identify  I guess correct ID. Leaves look different […]

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Dioscorea species- Godda, Jharkhand

  For ID25112018RK1 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)  Kindly help in identification of this. It is a root Local name-Ber-alli Date-22nd November, 2018 Place-Godda, Jharkhand Dioscorea.  

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Dioscorea species- Kalsubai- Harishchandragarh Wildlife Sanctuary

  MK_KHWS-10a,MK_KHWS-10b,MK_KHWS-11a,MK_KHWS-11b : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Collection site: Kalsubai-Harishchandragarh Wildlife Sanctuary (KHWS)Date: 15 February 2015Collected by: … It is Dioscorea sp. found in western ghats with starchy tubers. the mature plants with leaves and inflorescence are needed for species confirmation.

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Dioscorea species?- Shahapur

Please identify this climber – NS 141013 : Attachments (4). 5 posts by 3 authors. Photographed on my property at Shahapur yesterday (13.10.13). Please identify this climber. Could be Cyphostemma trilobata of Vitaceae. A reply from …: ‘It is young plant of diocorea juvenile plant, diocorea species cannot be determined’. Looks both guesses incorrect ! […]

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