Family: Dioscoreaceae - Yam family
Growth Habit: Twiner
Tribal Name: Murmujja amiala (Chakma), Brara (Bawm), Tha lang ta (Tripura), Thakan Budo, Tan Pawa (Marma).
Twiners. Stem twining to right, 6-angled.Leaves mostly opposite, ovate, cuspidate. Male inflorescence- spikes borne groups 2-6 on leafless, unbranched axes. Female inflorescence spikes single or paired in axils.
Dioscorea hamiltonii Hooker, f.
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.