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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea fandra H.Perrier appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Randrianarivony, T. et al. [269], Madagascar K000524294
Jan 1, 2012 De Block et al. [2376], Madagascar K000524402
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [11620], Madagascar K000098961 Unknown type material
Humbert, H. [29932], Madagascar K000523620
Humbert, H. [19443], Madagascar K000523621
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 043], Madagascar K001171785
Decary, M.R. [8375], Madagascar K000523618
Caddick, L.R. [325], Madagascar K000523629
Labat, J.N. [2090], Madagascar K000523624
Caddick, L.R. [325], Madagascar K000523628
Labat, J.N. [2056], Madagascar K000523623
Decary, M.R. [8901], Madagascar K000523619
Andrimahay, M. [883], Madagascar K000728245
Smith, P. [1820], Madagascar K000523544
Humbert, H. [12994], Madagascar K000523622
Smith, P. [1820], Madagascar K000523545
Caddick, L.R. [324], Madagascar K000523627
McPherson, G. [17451], Madagascar K001171786
Caddick, L.R. [324], Madagascar K000523626
Caddick, L.R. [324], Madagascar K000523625

First published in Mém. Soc. Linn. Normandie, Bot. 1(1): 27 (1928)

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. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2012). Nomenclatural changes in yams of Madagascar (Dioscorea: Dioscoreaceae) Kew Bulletin 67: 63-67.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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