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

Native to:

French Guiana

Dioscorea hastata Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Balansa, B. [4737], Paraguay K001149947
Hassler, E. [3917], Paraguay K001149948
Christenhusz, M.J.M. [6407], Australia K000696270
Shafer, J.A. [1828], Cuba K001149419
Fuertes Lorén, M.D. [1037], Dominican Republic K001149422
Türckheim, H. von [3495], Dominican Republic K001149420
Nash, G.V. [595], Haiti K001149421
Philcox, D. [3973], Brazil K001149950
Fiebrig, K. [5343], Paraguay K001149949
Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [8572], Dominican Republic K001149418

First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 2 (1768)

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/
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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