Definition of Air potato

1. Noun. Yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers.

Exact synonyms: Dioscorea Bulbifera
Generic synonyms: Yam, Yam Plant



Definition of Air potato

1. Noun. A yam species, Dioscorea bulbifera. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Air potato

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"A vine widely cult, since 1910 under the name air potato" or "giant yam vine" has large potato-shaped bitter tubers. Its identity is in doubt. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"air potato—/Erial tuber of Dioscorea ... air potato. Fig. 715. Tall-climbing: Ivs. alternate, cordate-ovate and cuspidate, 7-9-nerved, the stalks longer ..."

3. A Text-book upon the pathogenic bacteria: For Students of Medicine and by Joseph McFarland (1909)
"When litmus has been added to the milk, it becomes decolorized when the culture is kept without oxygen, but turns pink when it is exposed to the air. Potato ..."

4. A Text-book upon the pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"When litmus has been added to the milk, it becomes decolorized when the culture is kept without oxygen, but turns pink when it is exposed to the air. Potato ..."

5. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"... moist air potato sprouts from the same variety are hairless, or have only a few shortish hairs. Therefore, in aerial organs, it is the influence of ..."

6. A Manual of determinative bacteriology by Frederick Dixon Chester (1901)
"Grows in the absence of air. Potato.. Stained black around the growth. Causes a cloudiness in water. Habitat. Water, etc. ..."

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