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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Dioscorea polystachya?
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Dioscorea polystachya
Here is some basic information about Dioscorea polystachya.

 

Dioscorea polystachya basic info
Scientific Name: Dioscorea polystachya Turcz..
Family: Dioscoreaceae.
Genus: Dioscorea.
Common names in English: Chinese-potato, cinnamon-vine.
For common names of Dioscorea polystachya in different languages - See link
Description: Dioscorea polystachya is a species of flowering plant native to east Asia, and it is naturalized in the central and eastern United States. The tubers of D. polystachya can be eaten raw. They are also used in traditional Chinese medicine. - for more info about Dioscorea polystachya See link

 

 

Dioscorea polystachya in other websites
Dioscorea polystachya common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Dioscorea polystachya - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Dioscorea polystachya - See link.

 

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