dcsimg

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Dioscoreaceae
Family recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy April 2022
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Dioscoreaceae
Recognized by Eswatini Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Toxicity, Natural History Museum Species of the day, IABIN, IABIN, eFloras, Afghanistan Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Brunei Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Lebanon Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mali Species List, Mayotte Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovenia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Wallis et Futuna Species List, Uruguay Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South China Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, Flora of Zimbabwe, South Pacific Species List, Furui 2020, GBIF national node type records Brazil, Timor Sea Species List, United States Species List, and Flickr BHL

Alternative Names

Asterocalyx Ettingshausen 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atacca Lem.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscoreaceae R. Br. 1810
Authority according to NCBI
Dioscoreaecarpum G. Andreánszky 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscorida St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscoridia St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioscorites G. Saporta 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discorea Miq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halloschulzia Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Illigerastrum Prain & Burkill
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Janraia Adans.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Merione Salisb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Podianthus Schnitzl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prototamus M. Langeron 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raiania Scop.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raja Burm.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rimilatericutis G. Roselt & W. Schneider 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Steirexa Rafinesque 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Steireya Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnus Link
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichopodaceae Hutch. 1934
Authority according to NCBI
Varipilicutis W. Schneider 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

yam family preferred
Yam family
Recognized by Flora of Zimbabwe
Elephant’s foot, kniss
Recognized by CITES
Polynesian Arrowroot
Recognized by Flickr BHL

Arabic

ديسقورية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Armenian

դիոսկորեազգիներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Azerbaijani

Dioskoreyakimilər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Bulgarian

Диоскорееви preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Burmese

ကျွေးဥ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Catalan; Valencian

Dioscoreàcia preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Chinese

薯蓣科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names
薯蕷科
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Croatian

bljuštovke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Czech

smldincovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Esperanto

Dioskoreacoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Finnish

Jamssikasvit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names and admin

French

Dioscorée preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

დიოსკორეასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

German

Yamswurzelgewächse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Hebrew

טמוסיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Hungarian

jamszgyökérfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Japanese

ヤマノイモ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, Wikidata Common Names, and admin

Javanese

Gadhung preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Korean

마과 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Lithuanian

Dioskorėjiniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Malayalam

ഡയോസ്ക്കോറിയേസി preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Nepali

तरुल preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

North Frisian

Yamsplaanten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Norwegian

Jamsrotfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names
Yamsrotfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Persian

تمیسیان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Polish

Pochrzynowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Russian

Диоскорейные preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Spanish; Castilian

Pata de elefante preferred
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Gadung preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Swedish

Jamsväxter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Telugu

డయోస్కోరియేసి preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Thai

วงศ์กลอย preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Ukrainian

Діоскорейні preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Upper Sorbian

Tučnokorjenjawkowe rostliny preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Vietnamese

Họ Củ nâu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zhuang; Chuang

Goh Maenzbya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Arz

ديسقوريه preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zh Cn

薯蓣科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zh Hans

薯蓣科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zh Hant

薯蕷科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zh Hk

薯蕷科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names

Zh Tw

薯蕷科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata Common Names
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Curated hierarchies for Dioscoreaceae