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

Native to:

Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Dioscorea grandiflora Mart. ex Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pereira, B.A.S. [378], Brazil K001149696
Gardner [4011], Brazil K001149692
Regnell, A.F. [1243], Brazil K001149685
Pohl [609], Brazil K001149684
Fiebrig, K. [6118], Paraguay K001149697
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K001149687
Smith, L.B. [11912], Brazil K001149693
Philcox, D. [3741], Brazil K001149694
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001149689
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001149690
Tweedie [1301], Brazil K001149688
Pearce, R.W. [128] K001150286
Philcox, D. [4182], Brazil K001149695
Burchell [3194], Brazil K001149691
Burchell [6646], Brazil K001149686

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 28 (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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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