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Dioscorea glabra Roxb.

Group: Monocot
Family: Dioscoreaceae - Yam family ennial
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Vine

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Shora alu

Tribal Name: Hoai (Khumi)

Description of the Plant:

A twining slender herb, tubers fleshy, stem twining to the right. Leaves mostly opposite.Flower distant, sessile.

Dioscorea glabra Roxb.

Dioscorea glabra Roxb.

Mode of Uses:

Tuber cooked as vegetable (Khumi).

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