Dioscorea Batatas
Yam Yam (y[a^]m), n. [Pg. inhame, probably from some native name.] 1. (Bot.) A large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus {Dioscorea}; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have netted-veined, petioled leaves, and pods with three broad wings. The commonest species is {Dioscorea sativa}, but several others are cultivated. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any one of several cultural varieties of the sweet potato. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Chinese yam}, a plant ({Dioscorea Batatas}) with a long and slender tuber, hardier than most of the other species.

{Wild yam}. (a) A common plant ({Dioscorea villosa}) of the Eastern United States, having a hard and knotty rootstock. (b) An orchidaceous plant ({Gastrodia sesamoides}) of Australia and Tasmania. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dioscorea batatas — batatinė dioskorėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dioskorėjinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, krakmolinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Dioscorea polystachya), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dioscorea batatas; Dioscorea… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • DIOSCOREA BATATAS DENE. - ЯМС КИТАЙСКИЙ, БАТАТ, СЛАДКИЙ КАРТОФЕЛЬ, ЯМС БАТАТОВАЯ — см. 201. Многолетнее растение. D. batatas Dene. Ямс китайский, Батат, Сладкий картофель, Д. бататовая in Rev. hort. ser. 4, III (1854) 243. Knuth (1924) 261. Bois (1927) 478, f. 232, 233. Жуковский (1950) 168; (1964) 284. S у n. D. opposita… …   Справочник растений

  • Dioscorea batatas Decne. — Symbol DIOP Synonym Symbol DIBA2 Botanical Family Dioscoreaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Dioscorea opposita — Nagaimo Segment of a Dioscorea opposita tuber Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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  • Dioscorea sativa — Yam Yam (y[a^]m), n. [Pg. inhame, probably from some native name.] 1. (Bot.) A large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus {Dioscorea}; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dioscorea villosa — Yam Yam (y[a^]m), n. [Pg. inhame, probably from some native name.] 1. (Bot.) A large, esculent, farinaceous tuber of various climbing plants of the genus {Dioscorea}; also, the plants themselves. Mostly natives of warm climates. The plants have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dioscorea opposita — batatinė dioskorėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dioskorėjinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, krakmolinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Dioscorea polystachya), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dioscorea batatas; Dioscorea… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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