Scientific Name: Dioscorea bulbifera

Common Name: air yam

Other Common Names: air potato

  • Life cycle: perennial

  • Milky sap: Not Present

  • Plant type: Vine

  • Auricle: Not Present

  • Thorns: Not Present

  • Plant family: Dioscoreaceae

  • Leaf arrangement: alternate;

  • Leaf shape: heart;

  • Stem hairs: no hairs;

  • Ochrea: Not Present;

  • Leaf margin: entire;

  • Flower color: green;

  • Growth habit: vine;

  • Leaf structure: simple;

  • Leaf hairs: no hairs;

  • Flower diameter: pencil;

  • Flower symmetry: not symmetrical;

  • Leaf stalk: shorter than leaf; longer than leaf;