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This species is accepted, and its native range is Assam to S. Central China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Cambodia, China South-Central, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea arachidna Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1983 Proshad, K. [35581], Assam K000098163 holotype
Collins, D.J. [268], Thailand K000098275
Collins, D.J. [267], Thailand K000098276 holotype
Collins, D.J. [1538], Thailand K000098277
Kerr, A.F.G. [9121], Thailand K001143750
Kerr, A.F.G. [1450], Thailand K001143756
Wilkin, P. [862], Thailand K001143762
Wilkin, P. [1007], Thailand K001143767
Wilkin, P. [863], Thailand K001143760
Kerr, A.F.G. [13440], Thailand K001143752
Kerr, A.F.G. [13448], Thailand K001143748
Wilkin, P. [1076], Thailand K001143769
Put, N. [1102], Thailand K001143747
Put, N. [2458], Thailand K001143746
Larsen, K. [34354], Thailand K001143761
Wilkin, P. [T974], Thailand K001143765
Put, N. [3150], Thailand K001143749
Wilkin, P. [875], Thailand K001143759
Wilkin, P. [862], Thailand K001143763
Kerr, A.F.G. [19702], Thailand K001143758
Kerr [[921]], Thailand K001143757
Wilkin, P. [862], Thailand K001143764
Wilkin, P. [1076], Thailand K001143768
s.coll [267], Thailand K001143751
Wilkin, P. [1016], Thailand K001143766
s.coll [35583], India K001142327
Wilkin, P. [1076], Thailand K001143770
Put, N. [2087], Thailand Dioscorea filicaulis K000098278 holotype
Kerr, A.F.G. [19702A] Dioscorea filicaulis K000098279

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 21 (1914)

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.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0