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

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Swaziland

Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T.Durand & Schinz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drège [4502b], South Africa K000098882 Unknown type material
Drège [4502b], South Africa K000098883 Unknown type material
Hutchinson, J. [2002], South Africa K001148581
Burrows, J.E. [10646], South Africa K001148591
Gerstner, J. [2389], South Africa K001148595
Gerrard, W.T. [1455], South Africa K001148603
Wood, J.M. [429], South Africa K001148605
Codd, L.E.W. [8802], South Africa K001148598
Ward, C.J. [1915], South Africa K001148604
Sanderson, J. [461], South Africa K001148602
Smuts, N.R. [s.n.], South Africa K001148612
s.coll [429], South Africa K001148580
Rogers, F.A. [14477], South Africa K001148610
Burkill, I.H. [68], United Kingdom K001148586
Gertsner, J. [6716], South Africa K001148588
Rehmann, A. [8575], South Africa K001148583
Wilms, F. [388], South Africa K001148589
Hutchinson, J. [2002], South Africa K001148593
s.coll [s.n.], South Africa K001148609
Burrows, J.E. [11029], South Africa K001148592
Schijff, H.P. van der [4140], South Africa K001148606
Gerstner, J. [2778], South Africa K001148584
Pole-Evans, I.B. [4851], South Africa K001148594
Gerstner, J. [2642], South Africa K001148596
s.coll [29], South Africa K001148608
Hodge, W.H. [A-51], South Africa K001148607
s.coll [s.n.], South Africa K001148585
s.coll [s.n.], South Africa K001148582
Rogers, F.A. [14300], South Africa K001148599
Strey, R.G. [9302], South Africa K001148600
s.coll [29], South Africa K001148590
Strey, R.G. [5334], South Africa K001148601
s.coll [1204], South Africa K001148579
Gerstner, J. [2642], South Africa K001148597
Burkill, I.H. [62], United Kingdom K001148587
Acocks, J.P.H. [10942], South Africa K001148611

First published in Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 274 (1894)

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.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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