Definition of Dioscorea bulbifera

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

Exact synonyms: Air Potato
Generic synonyms: Yam, Yam Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dioscorea Bulbifera

Dionean
Dionysia
Dionysiac
Dionysian
Dionysius
Dionysius the Elder
Dionysos
Dionysus
Diophantine
Diophantine equation
Diophantine equations
Diophantus
Dior
Dioscorea alata
Dioscorea batata
Dioscorea bulbifera
Dioscorea elephantipes
Dioscorea paniculata
Dioscorea trifida
Dioscoreaceae
Dioscuri
Diospyros
Diospyros ebenum
Diospyros kaki
Diospyros kurzii
Diospyros lotus
Diospyros virginiana
DipIT
Dipetalonema reconditum
Dipetalonema streptocerca

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 ..."

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