Taxon: Dioscorea trifida L. f.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14263
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 427. 1782 ("1781")
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 22 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Dict Econ Pl)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of cush-cush yam (based on probable hybridization with tetraploid Dioscorea trifida fide Genome 53:378. 2010)
  • Gene sources: probable progenitor of cush-cush yam (based on autoplyploidization event fide Genome 53:378. 2010)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Guadeloupe; Martinique; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines - St. Vincent
    • Central America: Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Amazonas, - Anzoategui, - Monagas
    • Western South America: Ecuador - Napo; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    • :
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam) 66.
  • Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2015 (L Colombia online)
  • Bhattacharjee, R. et al. 2011. Chapter 4. Dioscorea (Wild Crop Rel Ind Cr) 71-96.
  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Bousalen, M. et al. 2010. Evidence of diploidy in the wild Amerindian yam, a putative progenitor of the endangered species Dioscorea trifida (Dioscoreaceae) (Genome) 53:371-383.
  • Bousalen, M. et al. 2010. Evidence of diploidy in the wild Amerindian yam, a putative progenitor of the endangered species Dioscorea trifida (Dioscoreaceae) (Genome) 53:371-383.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 1989-1998 (Esp Veg Prom) 7:1-92.
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  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt) 3:510.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Nascimento, W. F. et al. 2013. Spatially structured genetic diversity of the Amerindian yam (Dioscorea trifida L.) assessed by SSR and ISSR markers in southern Brazil Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:2405-2420.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Dioscorea trifida L. f. :

  • 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.