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

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera

Dioscorea pubera Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Haines, H.H. [2353], India K001143001
Haines, H.H. [2353], India K001143002
s.coll [337 A] K001143009
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001143013
s.coll [88], India K001143005
Haines, H.H. [688A], India K001142995
s.coll [s.n.] K001143003
s.coll [5546], India K001143012
Haines, H.H. [6886], India K001142998
s.coll [s.n.], India K001143008
s.coll [s.n.], India K001142993
s.coll [484] K001142999
Haines, H.H. [3579] K001142996
Koorders, S.H. [23160ß], Indonesia K001144613
s.coll [2383A] K001142989
s.coll [957 A] K001143010
s.coll [5547], India K001143011
Gamble, J.S. [337A] K001142992
Koorders, S.H. [23124ß], Indonesia K001144611
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001143014
Backer, C.A. [35139], Indonesia K001144612
Harsukh [22821], India K001142994
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001142991
Haines, H.H. [2353], India K001143000
Haines, H.H. [5125], Pakistan K001142997
Bedi, S.J. [3204] K001143004
Gamble, J.S. [957B] K001142990
s.coll [s.n.], India K001143006
Clarke, C.B. [40650 A], India Dioscorea anguina K001143015
Ramaswami, M.S. [1577], India Dioscorea anguina K001143017
Calder, C.C. [198], India Dioscorea anguina K001143016

First published in Enum. Pl. Javae 1: 21 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Bhattacharya, R.P., Pal, D.C. & Pati, B.R. (2014). A sytematic census of monocot climbers of Bihar anf Jharkhand states Indian Journal of Forestry 37: 317-324.
  • 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.
  • Samanta, A.K. (2006). The genus Dioscorea L. in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas - a census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 555-563.

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