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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to Paraguay.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Dioscorea multiflora Mart. ex Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2013 Irwin, H.S. [18127], Brazilia Distrito Federal K001171644
Nov 11, 2010 Farney, C. [3912], Brazil K001171750
Jan 1, 2010 Amorim, A.M.A. [7561], Brazil K001171753
Jan 1, 1984 Balansa, B. [622], Paraguay K000099056 syntype
Valente, A. [82], Brazil K001149577
Jorgensen, P. [667], Paraguay K001149580
s.coll [801], Brazil K001149571
Hassler, É. [2123], Paraguay K001149565
Krapovickas, A. [38333], Brazil K001149574
Hatschbach, G.G. [56444], Brazil K001149573
Souza, V.C. [5027], Brazil K001149576
Dyke, E. [5097], South Africa K000728219
s.coll [395-01], United Kingdom K001149578
Sellow [53], Brazil K001149563
Burchell [4839], Brazil K001149568
Regnell, A.F. [279], Brazil K001149569
Lindeman, J.C. [1218], Brazil K001149575
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K001149570
Krapovickas, A. [35458], Brazil K001149572
Fox [292], Brazil K001149564
Burchell [3182], Brazil K001149562
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001149579
Sellow [406], Brazil K001149567
Philcox, D. [3821], Brazil K001149566
Dyke, E. [5097], South Africa K000728220
Nov 1, 1994 Hassler, E. [7368], Paraguay Dioscorea concepcionis K000099076 Unknown type material
Hassler, E. [7368], Paraguay Dioscorea concepcionis K000099077 Unknown type material

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 35 (1842)

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.

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