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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea collettii Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hayata, B. [s.n.], Taiwan K000098104 syntype
Collett, H. [775], Burma K000098153
Hayata, B. [419], Taiwan K000846352 syntype
Cavalerie, J. [801], China K001141332
Wang, F.T. [23294], China K001141337
Wang, F.T. [22259b], China K001141345
Wilson [5198 bis] K001141355
Lammers, T.G. [8536], Taiwan K001141359
Fang, W.P. [2188], China K001141323
Chu, K.L. [3122], China K001141352
Nie, M.X. [92183], China K001141335
Ducloux, P. [67], China K001141329
Henry, A. [12338C], China K001141317
Henry, A. [10287D], China K001141328
Schoch, O. [155], China K001141327
Wang, F.T. [23190], China K001141339
Henry, A. [s.n.], China K001141333
Soulié, R.P. [s.n.], China K001141358
ACE [382], China K001141324
s.coll [824], China K001141334
s.coll [282], China K001141326
Wang, F.T. [22429a], China K001141346
Wang, F.T. [22259c], China K001141348
Forrest, G. [7719], China K001141320
Hancock, W. [564], China K001141330
Henry, A. [12338c], China K001141325
Oldham, R. [s.n.], Taiwan K001141357
s.coll [s.n.], China K001141322
Wang, F.T. [22158], China K001141349
Henry, A. [12338C], China K001141318
Chu, K.L. [3686], China K001141350
Wang, F.T. [S13c], China K001141321
Wilson, E.H. [5198], China K001141336
Wang, F.T. [22599a], China K001141340
Wang, F.T. [22155], China K001141338
Chu, K.L. [3092], China K001141351
Wilson, E.H. [5198], China K001141356
Wang, F.T. [23252], China K001141342
Tsiang, Y. [8419], China K001141354
Wang, F.T. [23189], China K001141343
Collett, H. [781], Myanmar K001142113
Cavalerie, J. [4546], China K001141331
Tsiang, Y. [8461], China K001141353
Forrest, G. [4714], China K001141319
Chu, K.L. [3670], China K001141341
Wang, F.T. [22259a], China K001141344
Wang, F.T. [22137], China K001141347

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 290 (1892)

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.

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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0