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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bangladesh to China (NW. Yunnan) and W. Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, China South-Central, Myanmar, Thailand

Dioscorea birmanica Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Griffith, W. [5545], Burma K000098154 syntype
Wallich, N. [5703] K000098174 holotype
s.coll [s.n.] K001142118
Helfer, J.W. [5544], Myanmar K001142119
Herb Griffith [5545] K001142120
Lace, J.H. [6184], Myanmar K001142123
Collett, H. [704], Myanmar K001142128
s.coll [6622], Myanmar K001142129
s.coll [1361] K001142125
Kerr, A.F.G. [1326], Thailand K001143583
Kerr, A.F.G. [21564], Thailand K001143588
Lace, J.H. [[6184]], Myanmar K001142126
Parkinson, C.E. [14474], Myanmar K001142117
Soejarto, D.D. [10777], Laos K001143591
s.coll [5456], Thailand K001143587
Larsen, K. [34280], Thailand K001143589
s.coll [6622] K001142127
Groff, G.W. [s.n.], Thailand K001143584
Groff, G.W. [6078], Thailand K001143585
Lace, J.H. [3215], Myanmar K001142116
Gamble, J.S. [1361B] K001142124
s.coll [s.n.] K001142122
s.coll [79] K001142121
Lace, J.H. [6219], Myanmar K001142115
Larsen, K. [34280], Thailand K001143590
Kerr, A.F.G. [5456], Thailand K001143586
Parkinson, C.E. [14347], Myanmar K001142114

First published in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73: 185 (1904)

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.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Wilkin, P., Thapyai, C. & Chayamarit, K. (2007). Lectotypification of Dioscorea L. (Dioscoreaceae) names from Thailand Kew Bulletin 62: 251-258.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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