PDF | Dioscorea deltoidea is belongs to family Dioscoreaceae which produce rhizomes or bulbils, having rich medicinal and economic value. Dioscorea deltoidea is a perennial climbing plant, producing vigorous annual stems from a large underground tuber. The stems scramble over the ground and . Tubers ligneous, irregular. Stems glabrous, twining clockwise. Leaves alternate, simple, cm long, cm broad, ovate or subdeltoid-ovate, often.

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Sections Enantiophyllum Synonyms [1] Tamus L.

Dioscorea deltoidea Yam PFAF Plant Database

Diioscorea preussii Pax Dioscorea preussii subsp. Multicellular plants rely on growth in localized regions that contain small, undifferentiated cells, and may be many millimeters from the nearest differentiated xylem and phloem, water and solutes must move to these small cells for their growth. The plants also have an appealing growth pattern.

Seed – sow March to April in a sunny position in a warm greenhouse and only just cover. These are harvested in late diosdorea and early autumn when about the size of a pea and coming away easily from the plant. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses. Knuth Dioscorea tenebrosa C.

Plants spend maximum duration in this phase. Knuth Dioscorea tomentosa J. Presl Dioscorea deflexa Griseb.

Dioscorea – Wikipedia

Very good as a field guide, it only gives brief details about the plants medicinal properties. Perrier Dioscorea soso var. Knuth Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. In the phloem, bulk-solute flow is driven long distances by positive hydrostatic pressure dioscofea. Morton Dioscorea leptobotrys Uline ex R.


The establishment of suspension cell culture for the production of secondary metabolite, diosgenin, using 2,4-D single treatment has been reported in Dioscorea deltoidea [ 14 ]. Knuth Dioscorea widgrenii R. There is substantial evidence that water moves from cell to cell, driven by gradients in water potential or its components [ 30 ].

Each of the three dominant phases in the life cycle of plants establishment, growth and reproduction seed-set has an impact on demographic stochasticity of the population.

Knuth Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.

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It is in flower from September to October. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Leaf blade membranous to deltpidea, main veins not pale; stem not prickly. Dioscorea humilis Bertero ex Colla Dioscorea humilis subsp. In addition to vertical growth by the axes stem and rootlateral organs are produced.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The plants grow quite beautifully, giving a pleasing aesthetic look to the garden. Knuth Dioscorea hintonii R. Knuth Dioscorea furcata Griseb.

Plant Growth–A Note on the Vegetative Growth in Dioscorea deltoidea

Key based on male flowering material 1a. The role of plant-environment interactions and model structure. Knuth Dioscorea japonica Thunb. The juice of the root tuber istaken in the evening in the treatment of roundworm[].


Other uses— 1 Traditionally used to wash hair, wool and silk. The length of the plants was measured with the help of a standard tape. When excess minerals are present in the soil, the soil is said to be saline, and plant growth may be restricted if these minerals reach levels that limit water availability, or exceed the adequate zone for a particular nutrient.

Drawing initially on reserves stored in its cotyledons e. This is widely used in modern medicine in order to manufacture progesterone and other steroid drugs.

It accumulated in growing cells of D. Knuth Dioscorea sandwithii B.

Wikispecies has information related to Dioscorea. The plants were grown in the neighborhood area situated about 12 Kms from the National Park, at an elevation of about m. Similarly, environmental stochasticity also has an impact selectively at these three specific phases, and on the life cycle as a whole [ 2 – 5 ]. Basal stem cuttings in the summer[37]. Knuth Dioscorea nummularia Lam. Knuth Dioscorea cuspidata Humb.

Division in the dormant season, never when in growth[1].

The leaves are spirally arranged, mostly broad heart-shaped. Knuth Dioscorea chouardii Gaussen Dioscorea cienegensis R.