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This species is accepted, and its native range is Montenegro to N. Albania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Albania, Yugoslavia

Dioscorea balcanica Košanin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kosanin, N. [s.n.], Albania K000098093 Unknown type material
Kosanin, N. [s.n.], Albania K000098092 Unknown type material
Kummerle, J.B. [s.n.] K001141152
Dörfler, I. [959], Albania K000204945
Dörfler, I. [959], Albania K000204944
Kümmerle, J.B. [s.n.], Albania K001141153
Turrill, W.B. [560], Albania K001141151
s.coll [s.n.], Albania K001141150
Kümmerle, J.B. [s.n.], Albania K001141149

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 64: 37 (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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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