Scientific name: Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Local name: ‘Goshalu’, ‘Mas alu’
Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)
|Species||D. bulbifera L.|
Habitat: Climber, found wild or domesticated.
Stem: angled, leaf cordate, flesh white.
Economic Importance: Tubers are roasted, cooked as vegetable and as pig fodder. It is also used as medicinal purpose of various diseases like leprosy, asthma, cough, cold, tuberculosis, contraceptive, constipation, indigestion, abdominal pain.