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Yam Dioscorea spp. Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Yam 
Scientific Name(s): Dioscorea spp. 
Common Name(s): Brotwurzel, Yamswurzel, aerial yam, air potato, bitter yam, cheeky yam, hoei-oepas, hoi, igname bulbifère, inhame, papa voladora, potato yam, pousse en l'air, ñame de gunda 
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Season Information: January - January. . 
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