CCDBAngiospermsDioscoreaceaeDioscoreaDioscorea alata L.

40 chromosome counts in Dioscorea alata L.:


Name Accepted Name Gametophytic(n) Sporophytic(2n) Data Source reference
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 IPCN online Chin, H., M. Chang, P. Ling, C. Ting & F. Dou. 1985. A cytological study on Chinese Dioscorea L. - the chromosome numbers and their relation to the origin and evolution of the genus. Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 11–18.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L. 20 40, 60, 80 IPCN online Abraham, K. & P. G. Nair. 1991. Polyploidy and sterility in relation to sex in Dioscorea alata L. (Dioscoreaceae). Genetica 83: 93–97.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 IPCN online Pal, A. & A. K. Sharma. 1980. Analysis of cytotypes of Dioscorea and scope of increasing the diosgenin content. Cellule 73: 117–134.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L. 20 40,50,80 IPCN online Baquar, S. R. 1980. Chromosome behaviour in Nigerian yams (Dioscorea). Genetica 54: 1–9.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   70,80 IPCN online Sharma, A. K. 1970. Annual report, 1967-1968. Res. Bull. Univ. Calcutta Cytogenetics Lab. 2: 1–50.
!   Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A. Pouchet Dioscorea alata L.   80 IPCN67-71 RAMACHANDRAN, K. 1968. Cytological studies in Dioscoreaceae. Cytologia 33: 401-410.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   70 IPCN75-78 80
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   60 IPCN73-74 RAO, V.R., R.K. BAMMI, & G.S. RANDHAWA. 1973. Interspecific hybridization in the genus Dioscorea. Ann. Bot. (London) 37: 395-401.
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 50, 51 Kumar, 1987 Martin, F.W. & Ortiz, S. 1963
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   20, 50 Kumar, 1987 Sh~rma, A.K. & Sharma, A. 1957
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30, 35, 40, 50, 52, 55, 66, 70 Kumar, 1987 Sharma, A.K. & De, D. 1955
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30, 40 Kumar, 1987 Ghosh, I. & Sharma, A.K. 1969
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30, 40, 50, 70 Kumar, 1987 Sharma, A.K. & De, D.N. 1956a
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 Kumar, 1987 Miege, J. 1954; Simmonds, N.W. 1954 ; Sarkar, A .K., Chakraverty, M. et a!. 1950
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 45, 60, 50 Kumar, 1987 Bhaumik, G. 1971
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 60 Kumar, 1987 Ramachandran, K. 1965
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 60, 50 Kumar, 1987 Ramachandran, K. 1962
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   60, 50 Kumar, 1987 Raghavan, R.S. 1958a
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   c.51 Kumar, 1987 Smith, B.W. 1937
!   Dioscorea alata Linn. Dioscorea alata L.   60 Kumar, 1987 , Ghosh, I. & Sharma, A.K. 1969
!   Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A. Pouchet Dioscorea alata L.   80 Kumar, 1987 Ramachandran, K. 1965
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30,40,50,60,70,80 eFlora  
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   20, 30, 40, 50, 60,70, 80, 81 Fedorov, 1974 Martin F. W., Ortiz 1963
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30, 40, 50, 70 Fedorov, 1974 Sharma A. K., De 1956a
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 Fedorov, 1974 Miege 1954
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 Fedorov, 1974 Simmonds 1954
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 60, 80 Fedorov, 1974 Ramachandran 1962
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   50 Fedorov, 1974 Sharma A. K., Sharma A. 1957
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   60, 80 Fedorov, 1974 Raghavan R. S. 1958a
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   ~81 Fedorov, 1974 Smith B. W. 1937
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 Darlington, 1955 Simmonds 1954
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   c.81 Darlington, 1955 Nakajima 1936
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 C-values database Arumuganathan K, Earle ED. 1991. Nuclear DNA content of some important plant species. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 9: 208-218.
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   80 C-values database Dansi A, Saïnou O, Agbangla C, Ahanhanzo C, Brown S, Adoukonou-Sagbadja H. 2005. Ploidy level and nuclear DNA content of some accessions of water yam (Dioscorea alata) collected at Savè, a district of central Benin. Plant Genet. Res. Newslet. 144: 20-23.
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40 Cave1956supp Miege 1954
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   30, 40, 50, &70 Cave1958 Sharma & De 1956
!   Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   20, 50 Cave1958 Sharma & Sharma 1957
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 60, 80 Cave1958 Raghavan 1958a
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L. 20 40, 60, 80 Cave1962 Ramchandran 1962
  Dioscorea alata L. Dioscorea alata L.   40, 60 Cave1963 Martin & o. 1963