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This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea namorokensis Wilkin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wilkin, P [1126], Madagascar K000098740 isotype
Wilkin, P [1126], Madagascar K000098741 isotype
Wilkin, P [1126], Madagascar K000098743 isotype
Wilkin, P [1126], Madagascar K000098742 isotype
Wilkin, P. [1123], Madagascar K000523615
Wilkin, P. [1123], Madagascar K000523614
Wilkin, P. [1123], Madagascar K000523613
Wilkin, P. [1118], Madagascar K000523612
Wilkin, P. [1117], Madagascar K000523609
Wilkin, P. [1127], Madagascar K000523617
Wilkin, P. [1117], Madagascar K000523610
Wilkin, P. [1118], Madagascar K000523611
Wilkin, P. [1127], Madagascar K000523616
Nusbauner, L. [LN 3060], Madagascar K001171818

First published in Kew Bull. 57: 902 (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.
  • Wilkin, P., Hladik, A. Jeannoda, V. & Weber, O. (2009). The threatened edible yams of the Dioscorea sambiranensis R.Knuth species complex (Dioscoreaceae): e new species and subspecies Adansonia, III, 31: 249-266.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0