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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Malaya

Native to:

Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea pierrei Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1923 Thorel, C. [356], Vietnam K000098285 syntype
Jan 1, 1923 Thorel, C. [356], Vietnam K000098286 syntype
Pierre, L. [7020], Vietnam K000098287 syntype
Pierre, L. [7020], Vietnam K000098288 syntype
Charoenphol, C. [4523], Thailand K001143802
Collins, D.J. [1540], Thailand K001143803
Collins, D.J. [1548], Thailand K001143804
Haniff, M. [3607], Thailand K001143815
Haniff, M. [3593], Thailand K001143816
Wilkin, P. [1000], Thailand K001143821
Wilkin, P. [1000], Thailand K001143819
Haniff, M. [3593], Thailand K001143817
Put, N. [2033], Thailand K001143810
Collins, D.J. [1539], Thailand K001143806
Beusekom, C.F. van [1907], Thailand K001143818
Put, N. [2233], Thailand K001143805
s.coll [1002B], Thailand K001143801
Put, N. [1992], Thailand K001143807
Haniff, M. [3607], Thailand K001143814
s.coll [7019], Vietnam K001143809
Wilkin, P. [1000], Thailand K001143820
Put, N. [2035], Thailand K001143811
Collins, D.J. [1004], Thailand K001143813
Wilkin, P. [1004], Thailand K001143822
Wilkin, P. [1005], Thailand K001143825
Wilkin, P. [1004], Thailand K001143823
Collins, D.J. [628], Thailand K001143812
Collins, D.J. [1496], Thailand K001143808
Wilkin, P. [1005], Thailand K001143824

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 22 (1914)

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.

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