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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea mamillata Jum. & H.Perrier appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [s.n.], Madagascar K000098519 isotype
Wilkin, P. [M972], Madagascar K000523594
Wilkin, P. [M972], Madagascar K000523595
Humbert, H. [19044], Madagascar Dioscorea perpilosa K000099036 syntype
Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [846], Madagascar Dioscorea perpilosa K000099037 syntype

First published in Ann. Mus. Colon. Marseille, sér. 2, 8: 422 (1910)

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.
  • Wilkin, P. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2012). Nomenclatural changes in yams of Madagascar (Dioscorea: Dioscoreaceae) Kew Bulletin 67: 63-67.

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