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

Native to:

Chile Central

Dioscorea bridgesii Griseb. ex Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Cuming, H. [684], Chile K000099284
Jan 1, 1984 Bridges [164], Chile K000099285 lectotype
Jan 1, 1984 Bridges [164], Chile K000099288 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1984 Bridges [164], Chile K000632559 isolectotype
Bridges [164], Chile K000099286
Cuming [684], Chile K000099287
Harvey, W.H. [s.n.], Chile K001150653
Cruickshanks, J. [173], Chile K001150655
s.coll [s.n.], Chile K001150650
s.coll [614] K001150651
Cruickshanks, J. [173], Chile K001150652
Macrae, J. [s.n.], Chile K001150654

First published in Enum. Pl. 5: 358 (1850)

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