Information for Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 74801
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: small, in ax. racemes
Fruit: axill. bulbils (short life, - seeds 2 years) (upper plant parts toxic)
Foliage: ovate-cord, to 25cm. long
Height in meters: 6
Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs: Dioscorea latifolia, 

Common names for Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs: (tox:WHO Ib),  Aerial Yam,  Air Potato,  Air Potato,  Bitter Yam,  Cheeky Yam,  Hoei-Oepas,  Hoi,  Huang yao zi,  Igname bulbifere,  Name De Gunda,  Niga-Kashu,  Papa Voladora,  Potato Yam,  Potatoyam,  Pousse en l'air,  Ratalu,  Ubi,  Varahikanda, 

Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
26:   Succulent Plant Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
39:   Climbing Plant Seeds
106:   Central Asian Native Plant Seed List
113:   East African Native Plant Seed List
115:   West African Native Plant Seed List
361:  Dioscoreaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Dioscorea bulbifera bulbils vsvs seeds will usually germinate in 21-36 days. Sow seeds about 3mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22C.

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