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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. & Central Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest

Dioscorea multinervis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hartweg, T. [393], Mexico K000099011 Unknown type material
Rose, J.N. [2158], Mexico K000099012
Pringle, C.G. [4158], Mexico K000099013
Poisson, J. [s.n.], Mexico K000099014
Pringle, C.G. [4158], Mexico K001149038

First published in Pl. Hartw.: 52 (1840)

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