PDF | Dioscorea deltoidea is belongs to family Dioscoreaceae which produce rhizomes or bulbils, having rich medicinal and economic value. Dioscorea deltoidea is a perennial climbing plant, producing vigorous annual stems from a large underground tuber. The stems scramble over the ground and . Tubers ligneous, irregular. Stems glabrous, twining clockwise. Leaves alternate, simple, cm long, cm broad, ovate or subdeltoid-ovate, often.

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Embryogenesis establishes the basic plant body plan and forms the meristems that generate additional organs in the adult.

In flowering plants, this transition involves the formation of specialized floral meristemsthat give rise to flowers [ 1 ]. The growthpromoting effects of Deltkidea Brassinosteroids were originally discovered as growth-promoting substances isolated from pollen are reflected in acceleration of both cell elongation and cell division, although the major effect is on cell expansion. Goldsmith FB Monitoring for conservation and ecology.

Dioscorea deltoidea – Useful Tropical Plants

Knuth Dioscorea piperifolia Humb. Nkounkou Dioscorea salicifolia Blume Dioscorea salvadorensis Standl. Leaves entire to deeply lobed, never compound. Knuth Dioscorea conzattii R. Perrier Dioscorea decipiens Dioscorrea.

Knuth Dioscorea cordifolia Laness.

Dioscorea – Wikipedia

Thigmotropism, or growth with respect to touch, enables roots to grow around obstacles, and is responsible for the ability of the shoots of climbing plants to wrap around other structures for support [ 1 ]. These are used as contraceptives and in the treatment of various disorders of the genitary organs as well as in a host of other diseases such as asthma and arthritis[]. While this adaptation can occur on a physiological level, it may also be achieved through a flexible pattern of development.


Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Knuth Dioscorea potarensis R. Knuth Dioscorea chouardii Gaussen Dioscorea cienegensis R. Knuth Dioscorea chiapasensis Matuda Dioscorea chimborazensis R. The genus Dioscorea L. However, the description lacked a Latin diagnosis, so the name is invalid.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew”. The other two phases last for shorter durations than the growth phase, thereby minimizing the impact of shocks [ 6 ]. Knuth Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham.

Knuth Dioscorea stellaris R. The species, Dioscorea deltoideacan be easily propagated by underground corms or aerial bulbils.

Dioscorea castilloniana Hauman Dioscorea catharinensis R. The plant will often produce xioscorea number of shoots, the top 5 – 10 cm of the root below each shoot can be potted up to form a new plant whilst the lower part of the root can possibly be eaten[K]. Knuth Dioscorea laurifolia Wall. Dioscorea dregeana Kunth T. Knuth Dioscorea spicata Roth Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl.


Dioscorea deltoidea

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. An essential aspect deltodea almost all land plants is their sedentary lifestyle.

Knuth Dioscorea crotalariifolia Uline Dioscorea cruzensis R. Dioscorea entomophila Hauman Dioscorea epistephioides Taub. Knuth Dioscorea santosensis R. Very good as a field guide, it only gives brief details about the plants medicinal properties. The plants were provided the support of the 6 mm iron rods. Knuth Dioscorea liebmannii Uline Dioscorea lijiangensis C. Perrier Dioscorea ancachsensis R.

Disocorea deltoidea has been much sought after by private agencies and pharmaceutical firms, having been continuously collected in India, except perhaps in the more inaccessible areas of the Himalayas [ 89 ].

These are promising starting material for synthesis of cortisone, which is useful in treatment of rheumatic arthritis, and in preparation of sex hormones [ 10 ].

A soap is obtained from the tuber[]. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal.

A line drawing of each dioscrea is included plus colour photographs of about species.