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

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Dioscorea grisebachii Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [8037], Brazil K001171692
Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [839], Brazil K001171732
Apr 1, 2015 Britto, R.C. [164], Brazil K001171733
Apr 1, 2015 Boudet Fernandes, H. Q. [1828], Brazil K001171705
Apr 1, 2015 Vervloet, R.R. [503], Brazil K001171713
Apr 1, 2015 Vervloet, R.R. [1088], Brazil K001171711
Apr 1, 2015 Vervloet, R.R. [406], Brazil K001171704
Burchell [1426], Brazil K001149599
Forzza, R.C. [4367], Brazil K001149600

First published in Enum. Pl. 5: 853 (1850)

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