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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Malaya, Sumatera

Dioscorea piscatorum Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Burkill, I. H. [993], Malaysia K000098260 syntype
Burkill, I. H. [7], Malaysia K000098261
Ramos, M. [1625], Sabah K000098309 holotype
Burkill, I.H. [15825], Malaysia K001143059
Henderson, M.R. [24524], Malaysia K001143063
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [7449], Indonesia K001144241
s.coll [s.n.], Malaysia K001144246
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [18899], Malaysia K001143061
s.coll [13449], Malaysia K001143060
Coode, M.J.E. [7014], Brunei K001144247
Christensen, H. [389], Malaysia K001144243
Christensen, H. [389], Malaysia K001144242
s.coll [s.n.], Malaysia K001144244
Henderson, M.R. [24524], Malaysia K001143062
s.coll [s.n.], Malaysia K001144245

First published in Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 123 (1924)

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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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