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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea arcuatinervis Hochr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 18, 2013 Antilahimena, P. [1700], Madagascar K000499572
Nov 13, 2012 Ralimanana [RLI 1256], Madagascar K000312440
Guillot [72], Madagascar K000098517 Unknown type material
Humblot, M. [121], Madagascar K000098518 Unknown type material
Humblot [121], Madagascar K000098917 isotype
Caddick, L.R. [309], Madagascar K000383637
Ranaivojaona, R. [433], Madagascar K000523566
Razakamalala, R. [959], Madagascar K000523572
Lowry, P.P. [6063], Madagascar K000523573
Razanatsima, A. [454], Madagascar K000524248
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 295], Madagascar K001148349
Lowry, P.P. II [5135], Madagascar K001171765
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [18248], Madagascar K000728246
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 297], Madagascar K001148353
Caddick, L.R. [309], Madagascar K000383635
Rabenantoandro, J. [846], Madagascar K000523580
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14208], Madagascar K000383628
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 294], Madagascar K001148352
Caddick, L.R. [310], Madagascar K000383640
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14135], Madagascar K000383630
Caddick, L.R. [302], Madagascar K000383642
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14011], Madagascar K000383632
Caddick, L.R. [309], Madagascar K000383636
Razafimandimbison, S.G. [383], Madagascar K001171767
Rabenantoandro, J. [846], Madagascar K000523581
Hladik, A. [6758], Madagascar K000523570
Caddick, L.R. [310], Madagascar K000383641
Rabehevitra, D. [412], Madagascar K000523568
Caddick, L.R. [302], Madagascar K000383643
Caddick, L.R. [310], Madagascar K000383638
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 295], Madagascar K001148350
Caddick, L.R. [310], Madagascar K000383639
Lowry, P.P. [6063], Madagascar K000523574
Antilahimena, P. [1700], Madagascar K000501336
Rakotozafy, H.M. [RHM 21], Madagascar K001171764
Lyall [116], Madagascar K000383627
Caddick, L.R. [302], Madagascar K000383645
Ralimanana, H. [RLI1256], Madagascar K001148348
Rahajasoa, G. [930], Madagascar K001171766
Andrianjafy, N.M. [192], Madagascar K000501337
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14135], Madagascar K000383631
Razakamalala, R. [959], Madagascar K000523571
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [14011], Madagascar K000383633
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [18248], Madagascar K000383629
Caddick, L.R. [309], Madagascar K000383634
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 294], Madagascar K001148351
Ranaivojaona, R. [433], Madagascar K000523567
Caddick, L.R. [302], Madagascar K000383644
Rabehevitra, D. [412], Madagascar K000523569

First published in Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 11-12: 52 (1908)

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. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2012). Nomenclatural changes in yams of Madagascar (Dioscorea: Dioscoreaceae) Kew Bulletin 67: 63-67.

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