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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Thailand to N. Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Malaya, Thailand

Dioscorea calcicola Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mohamad Haniff [3974] K000098308 syntype
Wilkin, P. [858], Thailand K001144124
Corner, E.J.H. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143320
Wilkin, P. [814], Thailand K001144123
Rabil Bunnag, N. [114], Thailand K001144128
Wilkin, P. [858], Thailand K001144125
Rabil Bunnag, N. [305], Thailand K001144122
Kerr, A. [13356], Thailand K001144121
Wilkin, P. [857], Thailand K001144127
Best, G.A. [21275], Malaysia K001143318
Holttum, R.E. [17424], Malaysia K001143319
Wilkin, P. [857], Thailand K001144126
Corner, E.J.H. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143321

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 64 (1925)

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.
  • 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.

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