Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Dioscoreaceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Eastern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
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Dioscorea tomentosa J. Koenig ex Sprengel


Irula Name : Nurai
Tamil Name : Nalvaelikizhangu, Shaval Kilangu

Malayalam Name : Inthi kachchil, Nuli, Chavu, Pindi

Habit : A spreading vine.

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Dioscorea oppositifolia L.


Irula Name : Rhea Kilangu
Tamil Name : Verrolaivalli, Malayan kizhangukkodi, Kavvala kodi, Thavai kachchu



Habit : A twining vine.

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