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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. & S. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Dioscorea mollis Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 29, 2007 Martinelli, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001171745
Sep 29, 2007 Martinelli, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001171744
Hatschbach, G.G. [37332], Brazil K001149640
Duarte, A.P. [5874], Brazil K001149642
s.coll [5467], Brazil K001149641

First published in Enum. Pl. 5: 369 (1850)

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.

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