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

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Sumatera, Vietnam

Dioscorea polyclados Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Zollinger, H. [283], Jawa K000098332 Unknown type material
s.coll [11925], Malaysia K001143446
s.coll [1646], Singapore K001143450
Mikil, G. [34558], Malaysia K001144640
Yates, H.S. [1273], Indonesia K001144644
s.coll [s.n.], Indonesia K001144645
Clemens, J. [21109], Malaysia K001144649
Clemens, J. [21079], Malaysia K001144650
Awa, D. [S.47419], Malaysia K001144652
Othman [41516], Malaysia K001144651
Haviland, G.D. [2023] K001144642
Burkill, I.H. [10004], Singapore K001143452
Clemens, J. [22214], Malaysia K001144648
King's collector [7161], Malaysia K001143443
Burkill, I.H. [10004], Singapore K001143453
s.coll [s.n.], Singapore K001143451
Burkill, I.H. [6338], Malaysia K001143445
Henderson, M.R. [19392], Malaysia K001143441
s.coll [12350] K001144641
Lörzing [8340], Indonesia K001144643
Burkill, I.H. [4404], Malaysia K001143444
Henderson, M.R. [19426], Malaysia K001143442
Ampuria, J. [32613], Malaysia K001144639
s.coll [11925], Malaysia K001143447
Hallier, H.G. [B802] K001144637
Zollinger [283], Indonesia K001144646
s.coll [11948], Malaysia K001143448
Clemens, J. [20219], Malaysia K001144647
Mikil, G. [31930], Malaysia K001144638
Hallier, H.G. [B802], Indonesia K001144635
Henderson, M.R. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143449
Kuripin, L. [28773], Malaysia K001144636

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 294 (1892)

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.

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