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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China, Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, Taiwan

Dioscorea benthamii Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [536], Hong Kong K000098141 Unknown type material
Tsang, W.T. [21154], China K001141899
Shiu Ying Hu [10464], Hong Kong K001141905
Shiu Ying Hu [9073], Hong Kong K001141910
Wright, C. [328], Hong Kong K001141896
Chun, W.Y. [7468], Hong Kong K001141901
Shiu Ying Hu [10649], Hong Kong K001141909
Shiu Ying Hu [10451], Hong Kong K001141913
Shiu Ying Hu [13775A], Hong Kong K001141904
Burkill, I.H. [4], Hong Kong K001141902
Shiu Ying Hu [10384], Hong Kong K001141907
Shiu Ying Hu [10552], Hong Kong K001141914
Tsang, W.T. [21696], China K001141897
Shiu Ying Hu [10451], Hong Kong K001141912
Shiu Ying Hu [8206], Hong Kong K001141911
Tso, C.L. [21724], Hong Kong K001141900
Shiu Ying Hu [10464], Hong Kong K001141906
Tsang, W.T. [21154], China K001141898
Shiu Ying Hu [10384], Hong Kong K001141908

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 448 (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.

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