Name Costa Rica (White Yam)
Name also known as the Costa Rican white yam is a brown root vegetable typically eaten/ prepared like a potato.Subterranean tuber of a true yam (Dioscorea sp.), the third most important tropical root crop after cassava and sweet potatoes. The venation and shiny, heart-shaped leaves of true yams are unmistakable compared to those of sweet potatoes and other root crops. Associated Produce, Inc. Cultivates this white yam year round in Costa Rica and exports directly to New York for use in many Central American Dishes.