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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Thailand to Vietnam.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea paradoxa Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK3126], Vietnam K000524297
Jan 1, 2012 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 3138], Vietnam K000524298
Jan 1, 2012 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 3138], Vietnam K000524387
Put [2437], Thailand K001143617
Kerr, A.F.G. [19458], Thailand K001143614
Kerr, A. [19458A], Thailand K001143621
Kerr, A.F.G. [9132], Thailand K001143623
Kerr, A.F.G. [19458A], Thailand K001143613
Kerr, A.F.G. [19458A], Thailand K001143616
Geesink, R. [6776], Thailand K001143626
s.coll [3877], Vietnam K001143629
Pooma, R. [3985], Thailand K001143627
Smitinand, T. [1321], Thailand K001143624
Pooma, R. [3985], Thailand K001143628
Put [3088], Thailand K001143622
Kerr, A.F.G. [19458A], Thailand K001143615
Kerr, A.F.G. [20463], Thailand K001143618
Kerr, A.F.G. [9132], Thailand K001143625
Kerr, A.F.G. [20463], Thailand K001143619
Herb Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K001143620

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 246 (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.

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