Dioscorea bulbifera: common name details from PIER


Common name - Language - Location
Language - Location - Common name
Location - Language - Common name
Language - Common name - Location

Common name/Language/Location

Common name Language Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
aerial yam English ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
air potato English ? Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
air yam English ? Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40)  
ápwereka Chuukese Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 96)  
belloi Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 14)  
bitter yam English ? Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
cheeky yam English ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
dau fasia Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
dau kwasi Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
ellal Kosraean Kosrae Island Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy (2005) (p. 15)  
hoi Hawaiian Hawaiian Islands Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
hoi Niuean Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 231)  
hoi Tahitian Tahiti Island Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
hoi Tongan Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 83)  
hoi Wallisian Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
huang du Chinese ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
igname bulbifère French ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
igname pousse en l'air French ? Porcher, Michel H. (2013)  
kaile Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
kaile manu Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
kaile ndranu Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
kaile nganga Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
kasyu-imo Japanese ? Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
kehmpalahi Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
kehp en palahi Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island National Tropical Botanical Garden (U.S.A. Hawaii. Kalaheo.) (2000)  
magnaheugo Chamorro Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
mata Marshallese Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40) ?
ñame de gunda Spanish ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
‘oi Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
on balai Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
papa voladora Spanish ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
pelai Satawalese Satawal Island Fosberg, F. R. (1969) (p. 5)  
pereka Chuukese Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 104)  
pi‘oi Hawaiian Kaua‘i Island Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
potato vine English ? Hunsberger, A. G. B. (2001) (p. 1)  
potato yam English ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
pureka Chuukese Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Marshall, Mae/Fosberg, F. R. (1975) (p. 31)  
pureka Chuukese Satawan Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
puruka Chuukese Satawan Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
pwer Chuukese Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
pwereka Chuukese Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
pwerh Chuukese Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
rook Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) South
sarau Fijian Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
soi Samoan American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
soi Samoan Manu‘a Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 29)  
soi Samoan Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
soi Wallisian Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
weisoahn Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
weitol Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
wild yam English ? Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
yam English ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
yoi Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) North

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Language/Location/Common name

Language Location Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Chamorro Guam Island magnaheugo Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
Chinese ? huang du Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
Chuukese Chuuk Islands ápwereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 96)  
Chuukese Chuuk Islands pwereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Chuukese Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll pereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 104)  
Chuukese Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll pureka Marshall, Mae/Fosberg, F. R. (1975) (p. 31)  
Chuukese Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll pwer Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
Chuukese Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll pwerh Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
Chuukese Satawan Atoll pureka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Chuukese Satawan Atoll puruka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
English ? aerial yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
English ? air potato Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
English ? air yam Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40)  
English ? bitter yam Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
English ? cheeky yam U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English ? potato vine Hunsberger, A. G. B. (2001) (p. 1)  
English ? potato yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
English ? wild yam Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
English ? yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian Fiji Islands kaile Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian Fiji Islands kaile manu Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian Fiji Islands kaile ndranu Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian Fiji Islands kaile nganga Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian Fiji Islands sarau Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
French ? igname bulbifère U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
French ? igname pousse en l'air Porcher, Michel H. (2013)  
Hawaiian Hawaiian Islands hoi Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Hawaiian Kaua‘i Island pi‘oi Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Japanese ? kasyu-imo Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Kosraean Kosrae Island ellal Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy (2005) (p. 15)  
Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands dau fasia Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Kwara‘ae Solomon Islands dau kwasi Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Maori (Cook Islands) Cook Islands ‘oi Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Marshallese Marshall Islands mata Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40) ?
Niuean Niue Island hoi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 231)  
Palauan Palau Islands (main island group) belloi Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 14)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island kehmpalahi Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island kehp en palahi National Tropical Botanical Garden (U.S.A. Hawaii. Kalaheo.) (2000)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island on balai Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island weisoahn Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian Pohnpei Island weitol Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Samoan American Samoa Islands soi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Samoan Manu‘a Islands soi Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 29)  
Samoan Western Samoa Islands soi Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
Satawalese Satawal Island pelai Fosberg, F. R. (1969) (p. 5)  
Spanish ? ñame de gunda U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Spanish ? papa voladora U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Tahitian Tahiti Island hoi Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Tongan Tonga Islands hoi Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 83)  
Wallisian Futuna Island soi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Wallisian Wallis (‘Uvea) Island hoi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island rook Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) South
Yapese Yap (Waqab) Island yoi Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) North

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Location/Language/Common name

Location Language Common name PIER bibliographic reference Comments
? Chinese huang du Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
? English aerial yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
? English air potato Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
? English air yam Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40)  
? English bitter yam Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
? English cheeky yam U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? English potato vine Hunsberger, A. G. B. (2001) (p. 1)  
? English potato yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
? English wild yam Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
? English yam Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
? French igname bulbifère U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? French igname pousse en l'air Porcher, Michel H. (2013)  
? Japanese kasyu-imo Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
? Spanish ñame de gunda U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
? Spanish papa voladora U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
American Samoa Islands Samoan soi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Chuuk Islands Chuukese ápwereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 96)  
Chuuk Islands Chuukese pwereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Cook Islands Maori (Cook Islands) ‘oi Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Fiji Islands Fijian kaile Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fiji Islands Fijian kaile manu Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fiji Islands Fijian kaile ndranu Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fiji Islands Fijian kaile nganga Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fiji Islands Fijian sarau Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Futuna Island Wallisian soi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Guam Island Chamorro magnaheugo Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
Hawaiian Islands Hawaiian hoi Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Kaua‘i Island Hawaiian pi‘oi Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Kosrae Island Kosraean ellal Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy (2005) (p. 15)  
Manu‘a Islands Samoan soi Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 29)  
Marshall Islands Marshallese mata Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40) ?
Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Chuukese pereka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 104)  
Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Chuukese pureka Marshall, Mae/Fosberg, F. R. (1975) (p. 31)  
Niue Island Niuean hoi Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 231)  
Palau Islands (main island group) Palauan belloi Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 14)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian kehmpalahi Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian kehp en palahi National Tropical Botanical Garden (U.S.A. Hawaii. Kalaheo.) (2000)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian on balai Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian weisoahn Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpei Island Pohnpeian weitol Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Chuukese pwer Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Chuukese pwerh Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
Satawal Island Satawalese pelai Fosberg, F. R. (1969) (p. 5)  
Satawan Atoll Chuukese pureka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Satawan Atoll Chuukese puruka Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Solomon Islands Kwara‘ae dau fasia Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Solomon Islands Kwara‘ae dau kwasi Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Tahiti Island Tahitian hoi Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Tonga Islands Tongan hoi Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 83)  
Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Wallisian hoi Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Western Samoa Islands Samoan soi Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
Yap (Waqab) Island Yapese rook Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) South
Yap (Waqab) Island Yapese yoi Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) North

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Language/Common name/Location

Language Common name Location PIER bibliographic reference Comments
Chamorro magnaheugo Guam Island Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
Chinese huang du ? Zhengyi, Wu/Raven, Peter H./Deyuan, Hong (2013)  
Chuukese ápwereka Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 96)  
Chuukese pereka Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 104)  
Chuukese pureka Namoluk (Nómwunuuk) Atoll Marshall, Mae/Fosberg, F. R. (1975) (p. 31)  
Chuukese pureka Satawan Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Chuukese puruka Satawan Atoll Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Chuukese pwer Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
Chuukese pwereka Chuuk Islands Merlin, M./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 100)  
Chuukese pwerh Puluwat (Pwonowót) Atoll Manner, H. I./Mallon, E. (1989) (p. 41)  
English aerial yam ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
English air potato ? Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
English air yam ? Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40)  
English bitter yam ? Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
English cheeky yam ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
English potato vine ? Hunsberger, A. G. B. (2001) (p. 1)  
English potato yam ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
English wild yam ? Stone, Benjamin C. (1970) (p. 127)  
English yam ? Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian kaile Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian kaile manu Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian kaile ndranu Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian kaile nganga Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
Fijian sarau Fiji Islands Smith, Albert C. (1979) (p. 169)  
French igname bulbifère ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
French igname pousse en l'air ? Porcher, Michel H. (2013)  
Hawaiian hoi Hawaiian Islands Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Hawaiian pi‘oi Kaua‘i Island Wagner, Warren L./Herbst, Derral R./Sohmer, S. H. (1999) (p. 1437)  
Japanese kasyu-imo ? Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Kosraean ellal Kosrae Island Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy (2005) (p. 15)  
Kwara‘ae dau fasia Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Kwara‘ae dau kwasi Solomon Islands Hancock, I. R./Henderson, C. P. (1988) (p. 66)  
Maori (Cook Islands) ‘oi Cook Islands Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Marshallese mata Marshall Islands Vander Velde, Nancy (2003) (p. 40) ?
Niuean hoi Niue Island Sykes, W. R. (1970) (p. 231)  
Palauan belloi Palau Islands (main island group) Fosberg, F. R./Otobed, D./Sachet, M.-H./Oliver, R. L./Powell, D. A./Canfield, J. E. (1980) (p. 14)  
Pohnpeian kehmpalahi Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian kehp en palahi Pohnpei Island National Tropical Botanical Garden (U.S.A. Hawaii. Kalaheo.) (2000)  
Pohnpeian on balai Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian weisoahn Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Pohnpeian weitol Pohnpei Island Herrera, Katherine/Lorence, David H./Flynn, Timothy/Balick, Michael J. (2010) (p. 45)  
Samoan soi American Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Samoan soi Manu‘a Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1945) (p. 29)  
Samoan soi Western Samoa Islands Whistler, W. A. (1988) (p. 45)  
Satawalese pelai Satawal Island Fosberg, F. R. (1969) (p. 5)  
Spanish ñame de gunda ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Spanish papa voladora ? U.S. Dept. Agr., Agr. Res. Serv. (2013)  
Tahitian hoi Tahiti Island Whistler, W. A. (1990) (p. 385)  
Tongan hoi Tonga Islands Yuncker, T. G. (1959) (p. 83)  
Wallisian hoi Wallis (‘Uvea) Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Wallisian soi Futuna Island Whistler, W. A. (2000) (p. 198)  
Yapese rook Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) South
Yapese yoi Yap (Waqab) Island Merlin, M./Kigfas, A./Keene, T./Juvik, J. (1996) (p. 112) North

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