Skip to main content
This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. Central China and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Dioscorea deltoidea Wall. ex Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1983 Wallich, N. [5110], Nepal K000098175 holotype
Dec 1, 1983 Wallich, N. [5110], Nepal K000098176 isotype
Monbeig, J.T. [s.n.], China K000098094
Saunders, E.M. [s.n.], India K001142013
Collett, H. [544], India K001142015
Winterbottom, J.E. [335], India K001142017
Thomson, T. [1127], India K001142022
Haines, H.H. [2298], India K001142027
s.coll [3408], Pakistan K001142047
Jacquemont, V.V. [2040] K001142050
s.coll [4576B], India K001142065
Sprague, T.A. [88], India K001142069
Sprague, T.A. [88], India K001142070
s.coll [71] K001142072
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142077
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142078
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142026
Shahzad [413], India K001142081
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142012
Rich, H.H. [B213] K001142034
Drummond, J.R. [1463], India K001142054
Bor, N.L. [14053], India K001142023
Dunn, S.T. [2309], Taiwan K001141288
Stewart, R.R. [2212], India K001142029
Rich, H.H. [216], India K001142010
s.coll [26886] K001142063
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5110], Nepal K001104830
Haines, H.H. [2298] K001142025
Colani, E. [5034], Vietnam K001143510
s.coll [6342], India K001142039
Drummond, J.R. [22192], India K001142042
s.coll [8952], India K001142057
Forrest, G. [13995], China K001141287
Drummond, J.R. [14124], India K001142038
s.coll [6343], India K001142037
s.coll [745], Pakistan K001142024
Rudall, P. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001150796
Deane, H. [s.n.], India K001142062
s.coll [745], Pakistan K001142028
s.coll [248], India K001142033
Stewart, R.R. [21526], India K001142071
Duthie, J.F. [95], India K001142075
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] K001142016
Strachey, R. [1], India K001142035
Herb Falconer [1116] K001142055
Collett, H. [780] K001142014
s.coll [1462], India K001142056
Rodin, R.J. [5350], Pakistan K001142009
Deane, H. [s.n.], India K001142031
Shah, M. [1498] K001142080
Jacquemont, V.V. [[695]] K001142048
Dar, I. [s.n.] K001142082
Aitchison, J.E.T. [332], Afghanistan K001142051
Winterbottom, J.E. [336], India K001142018
Drummond, J.R. [22378], India K001142041
s.coll [H/77], India K001142021
s.coll [43/2] K001142049
s.coll [4364A], India K001142066
s.coll [s.n.] K001142046
s.coll [576], India K001142076
Aitchison, J.E.T. [[332]], Afghanistan K001142044
Deane, H. [s.n.] K001142008
s.coll [s.n.], Maldives K001142079
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] K001142036
Sprague, T.A. [120], India K001142074
s.coll [26886] K001142064
Drummond, J.R. [22377], India K001142040
s.coll [4576A], India K001142061
Jacquemont, V.V. [722] K000911688
s.coll [202] K001142060
Collett, H. [781] K001142019
Wilkin, P. [MWC19279 [?]], Yemen K001150797
s.coll [51] K001142059
Drummond, J.R. [22379], India K001142052
s.coll [8951], India K001142058
s.coll [3037], Pakistan K001142045
Clarke, C.B. [31112], India K001142032
s.coll [5140A], India K001142067
Swami, A. [1285], India K001142030
Bellew, H.W. [s.n.], India K001142020
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142011
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] K001142053
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5110], Nepal K001104829
s.coll [531], India K001142068
Gamble, J.S. [26580] K001142073
Drummond, J.R. [22193], India K001142043

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 43 (1842)

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.
  • Samanta, A.K. (2006). The genus Dioscorea L. in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas - a census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 555-563.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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