Fwd: [efloraofindia:188245] Climber ID from Bangladesh 120513SM4 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3). Habit: Climber Habitat: Climbing on the plants of scrub jungle Flowering: Monsoon Location: Tatulia,Panchagar Dioscorea sp. Dioscorea species in efi so far. I guess this Dioscorea glabra Roxb. ! Dioscorea alata L. I think it looks different from images at D.alata One of the other possibilities is D.hamiltonii as per GBIF specimen one and two and POWO. But […]
Identification of this dioscorea species requested : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) Dear all please help me in the identification of this wild dioscorea; leaves thin coriaceous, basal nerves 7, petiole 2-4 cm long, igmented at pulvinii, 4-8 cm wide and long, almost orbicular, base rounded, no bulbils found, entire plant almost glabrous; […]
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 […]
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 from […]
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.
Please identify this climber – NS 01082012: Please identify this climber seen on my property at Shahapur on Sunday. The other climbers coincidentally also seen are Anantmul [Hemidesmus indicus], Pashti [Dioscorea hispida] & Kadu-karanda [Dioscorea bulbifera]. Any Dioscorea sp.? Agreed. Most likely a species of Dioscorea but which one ? Meanwhile am keeping a watch […]