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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, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea oryzetorum Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Collins, D.J. [984], Thailand K000098303 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [9349], Thailand K000098304
Kerr, A.F.G. [9350], Thailand K000098305 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [9352], Thailand K000098306 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [4508], Thailand K001144112
Put, N. [2016], Thailand K001144108
Put, N. [1026], Thailand K001144109
Collins, D.J. [1549], Thailand K001144106
Put, N. [4304], Thailand K001144145
Kerr, A.F.G. [9347], Thailand K001144107
Put, N. [4304], Thailand K001144146
Kerr, A.F.G. [7870], Thailand K001144111
Marcan, A. [1606], Thailand K001144113
Marcan, A. [451], Thailand K001144110
Pételot, H. [4154], Laos Dioscorea oryzetorum var. angustifolia K001144116
Thorel [287], Vietnam Dioscorea oryzetorum var. angustifolia K001144114
Put, N. [2544], Thailand Dioscorea oryzetorum var. angustifolia K001144115
Pételot, H. [4154], Laos Dioscorea oryzetorum var. angustifolia K001144117

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 242 (1927)

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

  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 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/
© 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