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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Thailand to Malaya, Borneo.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Malaya, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea laurifolia Wall. ex Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [5111], Malaysia K000098237 holotype
s.coll. [s.n.], Malaysia K000098238 Unknown type material
Burkill, I.H. [1184], Malaysia K001143168
Burkill, I.H. [1186], Malaysia K001143170
Burkill, I.H. [1542], Malaysia K001143178
Haniff, M. [2343], Malaysia K001143184
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [33964], Malaysia K001143204
Mus, F.M.S. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143209
s.coll [s.n.] K001143219
s.coll [832] K001143225
Laman, T.G. [TL653], Indonesia K001144414
Fidilis [96383], Malaysia K001144418
Larsen, K. [32920], Thailand K001143947
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [s.n.], Singapore K001143235
Imin, K. [FRI 71906], Malaysia K001143192
Burkill, I.H. [2286], Malaysia K001143231
Burkill, H.M. [1073], Malaysia K001143200
Shah (Bin Haji Mohamad Nur), M. [531], Malaysia K001143190
s.coll [1073], Malaysia K001143201
Curtis, C. [2292], Malaysia K001143180
Burkill, I.H. [1354], Malaysia K001143229
Imin, K. [FRI 74653], Malaysia K001143232
Holttum, R.E. [31348], Malaysia K001143207
Chew, W.L. [854], Malaysia K001143236
s.coll [5556], Malaysia K001143227
Said, I.M. [16200], Brunei K001144407
Madani, L. [120488], Malaysia K001144411
Holttum, R.E. [21601], Malaysia K001143205
Burkill, H.M. [3358], Malaysia K001143176
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [32555], Malaysia K001143194
Ridley, H.N. [4809], Singapore K001143239
Shah (Bin Haji Mohamad Nur), M. [531], Malaysia K001143189
Imin, K. [58646], Malaysia K001144406
Holttum, R.E. [31348], Malaysia K001143208
Coode, M.J.E. [7550], Brunei K001144409
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143214
Burkill, I.H. [1487], Malaysia K001143171
Hose, G. [63], Malaysia K001143216
Burkill, H.M. [728], Malaysia K001143193
Burkill, I.H. [1544], Malaysia K001143175
Burkill, I.H. [1544], Malaysia K001143172
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], Singapore K001143237
Ridley, H.N. [15616], Malaysia K001143213
s.coll [7618], Singapore K001143238
s.coll [s.n.], Malaysia K001143215
s.coll [1207], Malaysia K001143211
Burkill, I.H. [1516], Malaysia K001143179
s.coll [s.n.] K001143218
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143212
s.coll [5556], Malaysia K001143226
King's collector [5449], Malaysia K001143185
Smythies, B.E. [12639], Malaysia K001144408
Burkill, I.H. [1517], Malaysia K001143177
Shah (Bin Haji Mohamad Nur), M. [1521], Malaysia K001143210
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [32555], Malaysia K001143195
Nguyen Van Du [CB-VN 41], Cambodia K001143948
J.C. [1610], Malaysia K001143228
Burkill, I.H. [2187], Malaysia K001143230
Ismail, R. [KEP 98505], Malaysia K001143188
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [33961], Malaysia K001143203
Fidilis [96371], Malaysia K001144416
Coode, M.J.E. [7550], Brunei K001144412
Lugas, L. [931], Malaysia K001144415
Burkill, I.H. [1543], Malaysia K001143173
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [32555], Malaysia K001143196
Kessler [PK2370], Indonesia K001144419
Burkill, H.M. [2006], Malaysia K001143206
Smythies, B.E. [12639], Malaysia K001144413
Hullett [391], Singapore K001143240
Kerr, A.F.G. [11909], Thailand K001143949
Wong, K.M. [WKM1426], Brunei K001144410
Kadim [K 368], Malaysia K001143234
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 5111], Malaysia K001104831
Purseglove, J.W. [P 4163], Malaysia K001143197
Purseglove, J.W. [P 4278], Malaysia K001143198
Shah (Bin Haji Mohamad Nur), M. [901], Malaysia K001143199
Millard, A.H. [1774], Malaysia K001143202
Teruya, Z. [910], Malaysia K001143233
Burkill, I.H. [1545], Malaysia K001143169
Burkill, I.H. [1526], Malaysia K001143174
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [1229], Malaysia K001143183
Herb Maingay, A.C. [1701], Malaysia K001143181
Hardial [471], Malaysia K001143217
Sugau, J.B. [JBS148], Malaysia K001144417
Ridley, H.N. [2951], Malaysia K001143186
Burkill, I.H. [1490], Malaysia K001143182
Haniff, M. [2388], Malaysia K001143187

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)

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.
  • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

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