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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea alatipes Burkill & H.Perrier appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Humbert, H. [20157], Madagascar K000098880 Unknown type material
Humbert, H. [20157], Madagascar K000098881 Unknown type material
Caddick, L.R. [334], Madagascar K001148400
Caddick, L.R. [334], Madagascar K001148401
Du Puy, B. [MB 586], Madagascar K001148406
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 057], Madagascar K001171759
Luckow, M. [4182], Madagascar K001148404
Caddick, L.R. [333], Madagascar K001148399
Luckow, M. [4182], Madagascar K001148405
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 006], Madagascar K001171758
Caddick, L.R. [334], Madagascar K001148402
Block, De [575], Madagascar K001148403

First published in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 136 (1951)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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