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