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Dioscorea zingiberensis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Dioscoreaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Dioscoreales
Genus  Dioscorea
Similar  Dioscoreaceae, Dioscorea nipponica, Dioscorea, Dioscorea pentaphylla, Dioscorea composita

Dioscorea zingiberensis, is a species of yam, a tuberous root vegetable. It has been cultivated in China for the production of diosgenin, an important pharmaceutical intermediate for the synthesis of steroid hormones.

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