Kinds of Taiwan Monocotyledoneae

Monocots of Taiwan

Compiled from
D.E. Boufford, H. Ohashi, T.C. Huang, C.F. Hsieh,
J.L. Tsai, K.C. Yang, C.I Peng,C.S. Kuoh and A.Hsiao. 2003.
Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition.
Department of Botany, National Taiwan University

Y.P. Yang and H.Y. Liu. 2002.
Manual of Taiwan Vascular Plants.
Council of Agriculture, Taipei, Taiwan

and other sources.

W.L. Chiou and S.H. Dai
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
J. Pickering
University of Georgia, Athens

Scientific name -- Other names
   Dioscorea alata L. -- Water yam
   Dioscorea benthamii Prain and Burkill
   Dioscorea bulbifera L. -- Air yam
   Dioscorea codonopsidifolia Kamikoti
   Dioscorea collettii Hook. f.
   Dioscorea cumingii Prain and Burkill
   Dioscorea doryphora Hance
   Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill -- Lesser yam
   Dioscorea hispida Dennst. -- Intoxicating yam
   Dioscorea japonica Thunb. -- Japanese yam
   Dioscorea kaoi T. S. Liu and T. C. Huang
   Dioscorea matsudae Hayata
   Dioscorea persimilis Prain and Burkill
   Dioscorea polystachya Decne.

Updated: 2012-04-25 16:15:00

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