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

Native to:

Philippines

Dioscorea divaricata Blanco appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Elmer, A.D.E. [6737], Philippines K000098363 holotype
Stone [283], Philippines K001144911
Reynoso [27033], Philippines K001144913
Fenix, E. [29960], Philippines K001144905
Romero, E.M. [29041], Philippines K001144909
Merrill, E.D. [3167], Philippines K001144903
s.coll [1979 [?]], Philippines K001144902
Loher, A. [1899], Philippines K001144900
Loher, A. [1899], Philippines K001144908
Loher, A. [1899], Philippines K001144901
Pipoly [37744], Philippines K001144910
Ramos, M. [22425], Philippines K001144906
Robinson, C.B. [18023], Philippines K001144907
Merrill [391], Philippines K001144904
Reynoso [27033], Philippines K001144912
Merrill, E.D. [3924], Philippines Dioscorea foxworthyi K001144915
Wenzel, C.A. [3135], Philippines Dioscorea foxworthyi K001144914

First published in Fl. Filip.: 797 (1837)

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
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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