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Common name

English: Air Potato

Mandarin: 黄独 (huang du)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Dioscoreaceae (13)(family description)

          Genus: Dioscorea (11)

            Epithet: bulbifera L. (1)

bulbifera => bearing or carrying bulbils

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: liana

External links

Check for Dioscorea bulbifera at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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