cinnamon vine

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cinnamon vine:

see yamyam,
common name for some members of the Dioscoreaceae, a family of tropical and subtropical climbing herbs or shrubs with starchy rhizomes often cultivated for food. The largest genus, Dioscorea, is commercially important in East Asia and in tropical America.
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Chin et al., "Neuroprotective effects of Dioscorea opposita on scopolamine-induced memory impairment in in vivo behavioral tests and in vitro assays," Journal ofEthnopharmacology, vol.
and Dioscorea opposita Thunb.) in India, Philippines, Burma, Vietnam, China, Korea and Japan (Nakayama, 1939; Khurana et al., 1974; Hirano and Muramoto, 1976a, b; Hirano et al., 1976; Muramoto et al., 1976; Wu, 1982; Zhang et al., 2003; Zheng and Wang, 2009; Jiang, 2010; Wen and Wang, 2010; Wang and Tan, 2011).
The formula of product is Rehmanniae Praeparata Radix 8g (prepared root of Rehmannia glutinosa), Corni Fructus 4g (fruit of Cornus officinalis), Dioscoreae Rhizoma 4g (rhizome of Dioscorea opposita), Alismatis Rhizoma 4g (rhizome of Alisma orientalis), Moutan Cortex 3g (root bark of Paeonia suffruticosa) and Poria 3g (sclerotia of Poria cocos).
Exogenous effect of gibberellins andjasmonate on tuber enlargement of Dioscorea opposita. Agronomy Research, Saku, v.