EPPO Global Database

Dioscorea dumetorum(DIUDU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DIUDU
  • Preferred name: Dioscorea dumetorum
  • Authority: (Kunth) Pax


Africa (throughout, except Mauretania, Niger, Namibia, Cape). A toxic wild species of yam, of which forms with lower toxicity are sometimes cultivated

Common names
Name Language
African bitter yam English
cluster yam English
three-leaved yam English
inhame-bravo Portuguese