236[Fwd: Dioscorea batatas]
- Dec 5, 2002Nobody wrote:
> Maarten Warndorff (maarten.warndorff@...) added the comment:
> I attach a site which contains a number of links to good sources of
> information on Chinese Yam.
> Having looked at many sites, it appears there is quite some confusion
> about the names. I am not sure if D.esculenta is a synonym for D. batatas.
> Nor is it clear to me whether the D batatas or D opposita which is the one
> used for medicinal purposes in China is also the same as the variety
> used for culinary purposes in China.
> Thank you for your excellent website and thorough information (though I did
> not yet find the answer to my question...).<P>Link: <a href="http://www.ahs.cqu.edu.au/info/science/psg/AsianVeg/Yam.htm">the Plant Sciences Group of Central Queensland Universit</a> </P>
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