Dioscorea bulbifera

air potato, air potato, aerial yam.

Scientific name: Dioscorea bulbifera
Family: Discoreaceae
Common name: air potato, air potato, aerial yam.
Origin: Africa and Asia

Categories: Vegetables

This species, a creeper that forms between the armpits of its leaves small edible and very tasty tubers, prepared in ways similar to potatoes, sweet potatoes and yams.

Air potato is one of the most tasty and widely consumed yam species in both Africa and Asia.

Very easy to be cultivated, it can be planted in all regions of Brazil, just bury your bulbilli and watch them grow.

Its first harvest takes place within the first 6 months after planting.