Dioscorea pentaphylla – Five-leaf Yam

Other notes


Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3104.10.4.11495-11550.

WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 04 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000393431.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 04 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Five%20Leaf%20Yam.html.

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2023. Dioscorea pentaphylla L. – Five-leaf Yam. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/dioscorea-pentaphylla, accessed 2023/09/28.