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Taxon: Dioscorea trifida L. f.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14263
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 427. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 22 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [Saint Vincent]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas, Anzoategui, Monagas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n.?)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [Napo] Peru


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica 66.
  2. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis. 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  3. Bhattacharjee, R. et al. 2011. Chapter 4. Dioscorea. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, industrial crops 71-96.
  4. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  5. 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. Note: it confirmed wild Dioscorea trifida as diploid, and its probably role as an ancestor of cultivated, tetraploid plants
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  7. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 7:1-92.
  8. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Dioscorea+trifida&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  13. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:510.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  15. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  16. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  17. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
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  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  20. 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. Note: it examined genetic diversity of 53 landraces from four Brazilian States of tetraploid Dioscorea trifida
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  24. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  25. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  26. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

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.
  • 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=14263. Accessed 23 July 2019.