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Taxon: Dioscorea nipponica Makino

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14231
Place of publication: Ill. fl. jap. 1(7): 2, t. 45. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • japansk jams  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • chuan long shu yu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • buchaema  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of steroid precursors;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng (n.), Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng (n.), Jilin Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng (n.w.), Qinghai Sheng (s.), Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu] Korea


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  3. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Dioscorea nipponica Makino :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14231. Accessed 16 October 2019.