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

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Dioscorea hemicrypta Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Garside, S. [1409], South Africa K000098908
Burkill [s.n.], South Africa K000098909 Unknown type material
Burkill [s.n.], South Africa K000098910
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K000728003
Wilson, A.P. [119], South Africa K000728004
Wilson, A.P. [118], South Africa K000728013
Wilson, A.P. [126], South Africa K000728018
s.coll [7589], South Africa K000728020
Wilson, A.P. [116], South Africa K000728034
Wilson, A.P. [125], South Africa K000728019
Wilson, A.P. [101], South Africa K000728011
Wilson, A.P. [121], South Africa K000728005
Moffett, R.O. [160], South Africa K000728037
Wilson, A.P. [112], South Africa K000728031
Wilson, A.P. [108], South Africa K000728025
s.coll [7621], South Africa K000728021
Wilson, A.P. [123], South Africa K000728016
Hardy, D.S. [310], South Africa K000728017
Wilson, A.P. [107], South Africa K000728026
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K000728002
Wilson, A.P. [122], South Africa K000728006
Bayliss, R.D.A. [BRI B 258], South Africa K000728024
Wilson, A.P. [94], South Africa K000728008
Wilson, A.P. [105], South Africa K000728028
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K000728001
Wilson, A.P. [104], South Africa K000728007
Wilson, A.P. [106], South Africa K000728027
Wilson, A.P. [101], South Africa K000728009
Wilson, A.P. [114], South Africa K000728032
Wilson, A.P. [101], South Africa K000728012
Wilson, A.P. [110], South Africa K000728030
Wilson, A.P. [124], South Africa K000728015
Hodge, W.H. [A-168], South Africa K000728022
Wilson, A.P. [118A], South Africa K000728014
Wilson, A.P. [109], South Africa K000728029
s.coll [8010], South Africa K000728035
s.coll [7590], South Africa K000728036
Hodge, W.H. [A-167], South Africa K000728023
Wilson, A.P. [118], South Africa K000728010
Wilson, A.P. [115], South Africa K000728033
Wells, M.J. [3739], South Africa K000728054

First published in J. S. African Bot. 18: 187 (1952)

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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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0