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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cambodia, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea membranacea Pierre ex Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nai Noe, I. [119], Thailand K001143557
Kerr, A.F.G. [1245], Thailand K001143561
Pooma, R. [4069], Thailand K001143581
Smitinand, T. [1100], Thailand K001143573
Phengklai, C. [4291], Thailand K001143568
Put [3089], Thailand K001143556
Wilkin, P. [T965], Thailand K001143576
Kerr, A.F.G. [1951], Thailand K001143559
Put [4097], Thailand K001143554
Pooma, R. [4069], Thailand K001143580
Wilkin, P. [1077], Thailand K001143578
Rabil [232], Thailand K001143562
Wilkin, P. [T965], Thailand K001143577
Wilkin, P. [878], Thailand K001143575
s.coll [2896], Thailand K001143571
Wilkin, P. [1077], Thailand K001143579
Kerr, A. [19415] K001143567
Kerr, A.F.G. [1951], Thailand K001143560
Collins, D.J. [1532], Thailand K001143565
Put [1122], Thailand K001143564
Kerr, A.F.G. [9152], Thailand K001143566
Henderson, M.R. [22884], Malaysia K001143044
Kerr, A.F.G. [1951], Thailand K001143558
Smitinand, T. [1299], Thailand K001143572
Kerr, A.F.G. [19662], Thailand K001143555
Haniff, M. [4230], Thailand K001143563
Wilkin, P. [878], Thailand K001143574
Shimizu, T. [17933], Thailand K001143570
Smitinand, T. [1333], Thailand K001143569

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 13 (1914)

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. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Wilkin, P., Thapyai, C. & Chayamarit, K. (2007). Lectotypification of Dioscorea L. (Dioscoreaceae) names from Thailand Kew Bulletin 62: 251-258.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

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