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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov. to KwaZulu-Natal.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal

Dioscorea brownii Schinz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Abbott, A.T.D. [7120], South Africa K000483170
Hilliard, O.M. [7702], South Africa K000483174
Tyson, W. [1829], South Africa K000483178 syntype
Hilliard [7702], South Africa K000483175
Hilliard, O.M. [7701], South Africa K000483167
Lam, H.J. [1247], South Africa K000483176
johnson, I. [2477], South Africa K001148577
Abbott, A.T.D. [7120], South Africa K000483171
Abbott, A.T.D. [7120], South Africa K000483173
Abbott, A.T.D. [7120], South Africa K000483172
Hilliard, O.M. [7702], South Africa K000483177
Hilliard, O.M. [7701], South Africa K000483168
Hilliard, O.M. [7701], South Africa K000483169

First published in Mém. Herb. Boissier 20: 11 (1900)

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/
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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