Flower Database

Chinese yam

Basic information
Flower Name
Chinese yam
Formal Name
Dioscorea polystachya
Alias
Chinese yam, 大和芋
Habitat
Temperate regions such as China
Morph
Perennial grass
Comment
Chinese yam, scientific name:Dioscorea polystachya , is native to temperate regions such as China, i is perennial plant of the Department Dioscoreaceae, of the Dioscorea genus . Summer, give the creamy white flower spikes. A group in Group 3 of the dioscorea (Yam) belongs to the Chinese Yam dioscorea opposita group, IMO ichou形. Leaves are fleshy and glossy and the arrowhead shape. Strainer Potato Yam dish, Yam rice, Yam Soba or yamakake, strip or strips, vinegar soy sauce. Grows at the base of the leaf buds are eaten dry said. Dry 8 taste hachimi and 6 flavors round who use drugs and herbs. Native unlike wild Yam, and Yam (Yam, Yam). Stocked are harvested in the fall, will be shipped all year round. Yam cultivation species, more moisture and less sticky. Incidentally and 3 of Yam, become cylindrical potato "Yam", potato-like 'tsukuneimo group', and Yam is among Chinese Yam dioscorea opposita flat in Ginkgo biloba type.
Common name: Chinese yam , scientific name:Dioscorea polystachya synonymous:Dioscorea batatas, , Temperate regions, such as place of origin: China, height: 55 cm, maximum diameter:23.5cm, weight: 680 g, foreign male and female, color: white, flowering period: August-September, harvest: the fall
Detailed information
Order
Dioscoreales
Family
Dioscoreaceae
Genus
Dioscorea
Species
D. polystachya
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Leaf type
Leaf edge
Flowering place
field
Color
White
Season
Aug Sep
Height
40  ~ 55  [cm]
Diameter
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