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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Dioscorea – Wikipedia

The length of the plants was measured with the help of a standard tape. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, diozcorea etc and even t-shirts.

Therefore, outside of the xylem and phloem in growing tissues, the implication is that gradients in potential should also exist [ 29 ]. The present study includes a brief record of observations on the vegetative growth in the yam plant Dioscorea deltoidea, in the neighborhood of its procurement place-Dachigam National Park, Kashmir.

Forests and humus-rich soils, – metres in Kashmir[]. Leaves not prickly; stem not prickly or inconspicuously prickly at nodes more easily felt than seen.

Knuth Dioscorea nervosa Phil. It prefers moist soil. Vegetatively propagated plants have relatively faster growth than the seedlings; hence it is the preferred method [ 26 ]. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


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Dioscorea mundii Baker Dioscorea nako H. Leaf blade adaxially glabrous. Dioscorea argyrogyna Uline ex R.

Different plants started germination at different times, being separated by a difference, ranging from few days to dioscoera week or more, and therefore, this helped in clubbing the growth rate of the different plants to reflect a continuous growth pattern. Dioscorea uruapanensis Matuda Dioscorea valdiviensis R. Clayton Dioscorea schwackei Uline ex R.

Many of these are toxic when fresh, but can be detoxified and eaten, and are particularly important in parts of AfricaAsiaand Oceania see yam article. Dioscorea pumicicola Uline Dioscorea pumilio Griseb. In addition to vertical growth by idoscorea axes stem and rootlateral organs are produced.

Knuth Dioscorea auriculata Poepp.

In flowering plants, this transition involves the formation deltoldea specialized floral meristemsthat give rise to flowers [ 1 ]. Other uses— 1 Traditionally used to wash hair, wool and silk. The fruit is a capsule in most species, a soft berry in a few species.

Some information on plant uses. Boyer JS Temperature and growth-induced water potential. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Publisher Blackie and Son. These are promising starting material for synthesis of cortisone, which is useful in treatment of rheumatic arthritis, and in dioscoera of sex hormones [ 10 ].

Morton Dioscorea stegelmanniana R. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. This soap is due to the presence of poisonous saponins in the root[, K]. Knuth Dioscorea tauriglossum R. Knuth Dioscorea itatiensis R. There is substantial evidence that water moves from cell to cell, driven by gradients in water potential or its components [ 30 ].


Depending on the species, germination can depend on a variety of factors, including moisture levels, extended cold, heat, and light.

Somewhat outdated, it has been replaced in by a new dictionary see [ ]. It is also used to alleviate constipation[].

Thigmotropism, or growth with respect to touch, enables roots to grow around obstacles, and is responsible for the ability of the shoots of climbing plants to wrap around other structures for support [ 1 ]. Dioscorea trachycarpa Kunth Dioscorea traillii R.

Dioscorea deltoidea

They are tuberous herbaceous perennial lianasgrowing to 2—12 metres 6. Gibberellins affect many aspects of plant growth and development, although they are best known for their dramatic effects on internode elongation in grasses and dwarf and rosette species. Knuth Dioscorea dfltoidea Schauer Dioscorea macbrideana R.