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Dioscorea MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dioscorea
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.325.500
Unique ID
D027742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027742
Annotation
do not confuse entry term YAM with PSEUDO-YAM see IPOMOEA BATATAS
Scope Note
A plant genus best known for edible underground tubers. Yam may also refer to a moist variety of sweet potato, IPOMOEA BATATAS.
Entry Term(s)
Chinese Yam
Dioscorea batatas
Dioscorea opposita
Dioscorea polystachya
Dioscorea villosa
Shan Yao
Wild Yam
Yam
Registry Number
txid4672
Related Numbers
txid330167
txid55575
txid569628
Previous Indexing
Liliaceae (1998-2001)
See Also
Ipomoea
Public MeSH Note
2002; see Liliaceae 1998-2001
History Note
2002; use Liliaceae 1998-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Dioscorea Preferred
Dioscorea villosa Narrower
Dioscorea opposita Narrower
Dioscorea polystachya Narrower
Yam Related
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