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This species is accepted, and its native range is Lebanon to Israel.
Dioscorea orientalis

Native to:

Lebanon-Syria, Palestine

Dioscorea orientalis (J.Thiébaut) Caddick & Wilkin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Maitland, T.D. [2], Lebanon K001141254
Lotan, R. [Taor0401160610], Israel K001141250
Maitland, T.D. [3], Lebanon K001141251
Maitland, T.D. [2], Lebanon K001141252
Maitland, T.D. [s.n.], Lebanon K001141255
Khairallah, S. [MSSK-1873], Lebanon K001141253

First published in Taxon 51: 112 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. (2007). World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Yams and their allies: 1-65. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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