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

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Dioscorea burchellii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Burchell, W.J. [5728], South Africa K000098894 lectotype
s.coll [7587], South Africa K001148570
Acocks, J.P.H. [21669], South Africa K001148568
s.coll [7592/6], South Africa K001148572
Archibald, E.E.A. [7591], South Africa K001148574
s.coll [s.n.] K001150269
s.coll [7585], South Africa K001148569
Archibald, E.E.A. [7592], South Africa K001148571
Archibald, E.E.A. [7562/b], South Africa K001148575
Gledhill, J.A. [7582], South Africa K001148576
s.coll [7584], South Africa K001148573

First published in J. Bot. 27: 1 (1889)

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