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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nansei-shoto (Daito-jima), Philippines.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Nansei-shoto, Philippines

Dioscorea luzonensis Schauer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cuming, H. [779], Philippines K000098352
Meyen, F.J.F. [s.n.], Philippines K000098353
Merrill, E.D. [117] K001144842
Conklin, H.C. [79607], Philippines K001144845
Elmer, A.D.E. [18466], Philippines K001144843
Ramos, M. [1380], Philippines K001144835
Sulit, M.D. [16781], Philippines K001144834
Loher, A. [1887], Philippines K001144832
Loher, A. [1890], Philippines K001144839
s.coll [3293], Philippines K001144837
Loher, A. [1896], Philippines K001144844
Cuming, H. [779], Philippines K001081845
s.coll [3293], Philippines K001144840
Sulit, M.D. [17735], Philippines K001144833
Edaño, G.E. [40188], Philippines K001144836
s.coll [s.n.], Philippines K001144831
Ramos, M. [21752], Philippines K001144838
Elmer, A.D.E. [18290], Philippines K001144841

First published in Nov. Actorum Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 19(Suppl. 1): 444 (1843)

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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

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