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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to N. Colombia.
Dioscorea mexicana

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 400 m.; Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Dioscorea mexicana Scheidw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2013 van der werff, H. [24463], Panama K001171743
Apr 22, 2005 Bourgeau, M. [1488], Mexico K000098996 holotype
Hartweg [518], Mexico K000098993 holotype
Herb Rovirosa, J.N. [223], Mexico K001148957
Horton, O.B. [8649] K001148954
s.coll [1391], Mexico K001148956
McPherson, G.D. [20536], Panama K001150578
Estrada, A. [2596], Costa Rica K001149078
s.coll [s.n.] K001148952
Bourgeau, M. [2419], Mexico K001148955
Linden, J. de [46], Mexico K001148953
Hinton, G.B. [4275], Mexico K001149076
Estrada, A. [2596], Costa Rica K001149077
Jan 1, 2005 Hartweg [518], Mexico Dioscorea macrostachya K000400056 isotype
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom Dioscorea macrostachya K001150820
Seibert, R.J. [379], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150434
Heyde [3878], Guatemala Dioscorea macrostachya K001148958
Fendler, A. [336], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150437
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom Dioscorea macrostachya K001150819
Heyde [4291], Guatemala Dioscorea macrostachya K001148960
Fendler, A. [335], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150439
Fendler, A. [336], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150438
Fendler, A. [336], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150435
Herb Rovirosa, J.N. [601], Mexico Dioscorea macrostachya K001148962
s.coll [1204] Dioscorea macrostachya K001150436
Kerber, E. [190], Mexico Dioscorea macrostachya K001148961
Hayes, S. [727], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150433
Seibert, R.J. [521], Panama Dioscorea macrostachya K001150440
Apr 22, 2005 Smith, J.D. [2565], Guatemala Dioscorea astrostigma K000098994 isotype
Wilson, P. [7171], Bahamas Dioscorea macrophylla K001149342
Small, J.K. [8615], Bahamas Dioscorea macrophylla K001149345
Britton, N.L. [184], Bahamas Dioscorea macrophylla K001149344
Britton, N.L. [236], Bahamas Dioscorea macrophylla K001149341
Britton, N.L. [5859], Bahamas Dioscorea macrophylla K001149343

First published in Hort. Belge 4: 99 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.

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