"Dioscorea" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A plant genus best known for edible underground tubers. Yam may also refer to a moist variety of sweet potato, IPOMOEA BATATAS.
- Dioscorea polystachya
- Chinese Yam
- Chinese Yams
- Yam, Chinese
- Yams, Chinese
- Shan Yao
- Shan Yaos
- Yao, Shan
- Yaos, Shan
- Dioscorea batatas
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