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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo to Caroline Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Caroline Is., Philippines

Dioscorea flabellifolia Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Elmer, A.D.E. [16677], Philippines K001144738
Edrada, R. [6555], Philippines K001144729
Lugas, L. [2908], Malaysia K001144229
Ramos, M. [45250], Philippines K001144724
Meijer, W. [141707], Malaysia K001144236
Coode, M.J.E. [5448], Philippines K001144743
Ramos, M. [80184], Philippines K001144734
Stone, B.C.M. [817], Philippines K001144736
Clemens, J. [26937], Malaysia K001144235
Sands, M.J.S. [2929], Papua New Guinea K001144946
Ramos, M. [39412], Philippines K001144723
Mantor, A. [116713], Malaysia K001144233
Majawat, G. [128755], Malaysia K001144232
Mantor, A. [122159], Malaysia K001144238
Sands, M.J.S. [2929], Papua New Guinea K001144948
Gaerlan [13124], Philippines K001144741
Asik, M. [127942], Malaysia K001144230
Ramos, M. [79982], Philippines K001144722
Fuentes, R. [37055], Philippines K001144744
Loher, A. [6997], Philippines K001144733
Barbon [2473], Philippines K001144739
Loher, A. [7013], Philippines K001144732
Ramos, M. [30278], Philippines K001144730
Clemens, M.S. [16636], Philippines K001144726
Wong, K.M. [WKM1613], Brunei K001144234
Sands, M.J.S. [2929], Papua New Guinea K001144947
Coode, M.J.E. [5448], Philippines K001144742
Mantor, A. [122159], Malaysia K001144237
Stone, B.C.M. [817], Philippines K001144737
Dransfield, J. [SMHI1291], Philippines K001144740
Ramos, M. [23564], Philippines K001144728
McGregor, R.C. [2283], Philippines K001144721
Ramos, M. [80184], Philippines K001144725
Conklin, H.C. [2517], Philippines K001144735
Mantor, A. [136964], Malaysia K001144240
Ramos, M. [30278], Philippines K001144731
Majawat, G. [128755], Malaysia K001144231
Sugau, J.B. [142189], Malaysia K001144239
Loher, A. [7027], Philippines K001144727
Kanehira, R. [2316] Dioscorea ledermannii K001145194

First published in Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 5: 1593 (1913)

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.

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