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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Chile to Argentina (Neuquén).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South

Dioscorea brachybotrya Poepp. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gay, C. [s.n.], Chile K001150701
s.coll [615] K001150702
Lechler, W. [430], Chile K001150708
Germain, P. [s.n.], Chile K001150705
Herb Ball [s.n.], Chile K001150703
Morrison, J.L. [17447], Chile K001150706
Lechler, W. [430], Chile K001150707
Henchie [60], Chile K001150710
s.coll [s.n.], Chile K001150699
Henchie [60], Chile K001150709
Philippi, R.A. [517], Chile K001150700
Comber, H.F. [462], Argentina K001150704

First published in Fragm. Syn. Pl.: 12 (1833)

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