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Official name : Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.
Family : Dioscoreaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension and diabetes, tubers of Dioscorea praehensilis are eaten as food
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : amasoma (Kikuku)