Definition of Dioscorea bulbifera
1. Noun. Yam of tropical Africa and Asia cultivated for it large tubers.
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Literary usage of Dioscorea bulbifera
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"dioscorea bulbifera.* BY JU LLOYD. Herewith is submitted a curiosity to the members of the Pharmaceutical Association—a specimen of the aerial tubers from ..."
2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"dioscorea bulbifera. Linn. ... The leaves are used as greens.— Voigt. DIOSCOREA DELTOIDEA. Wall. dioscorea bulbifera, L. ? ..."
3. Summer in a Bog by Katharine Dooris Sharp (1913)
"In due time the reply came: the dioscorea bulbifera. "The small, round bodies," concluded the report, "are galls, caused by the sting of insects. ..."
4. The Fijians: A Study of the Decay of Custom by Basil Thomson (1908)
"... Kawai (Dioscorea aculeata), Kaile (dioscorea bulbifera), Tivoli (Dioscorea nummularia), Arrowroot, Kassava, Via (Alocasia Indica and ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1893)
"... nat. app/., March, 1892) of the tubers of dioscorea bulbifera, Linne, and ascertained that in the Gaboon country of tropical Africa, the aerial tubers ..."
6. Yearbook of Pharmacy edited by J. O. Braithwaite (1893)
"... recently investigated the tubers of dioscorea bulbifera (Revue <fe>- Sciences natur. appl., March, 1892), and ascertained that in the Gaboon country of ..."