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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Comoros, Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Dioscoreaceae, E. Milne-Redhead. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

Morphology General Habit
Tuber similar to that of 17, D. dumetorum.
Morphology Stem
Twining stems up to 6 m. high, up trees, or spreading over lower shrubs, sometimes trailing along the ground, glabrous or sparsely pubescent with minute gland-tipped hairs and longer simple hairs, glabrescent, without prickles.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate with 3–5(–7) leaflets; petiole up to 11.5 mm. long, usually much shorter; leaflets with petiolule up to 5(–15) mm. long, extremely variable in size and shape, ovate, obovate, elliptic, lanceolate, oblanceolate or linear-lanceolate, up to 14 cm. × 11 cm., 11 cm. × 5 cm. or 10 cm. × 1 cm. according to shape, excluding the 2–5(–9) mm. long apiculum, rounded to acute at the apex, rounded to cuneate at the base, never 3-nerved from near the base; indumentum of sparse, short, straight or longer, denser, woolly hairs, denser beneath, sometimes glabrescent above, usually colourless but sometimes rusty in appearance; lateral leaflets somewhat asymmetrical.
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Aerial tubers sometimes present.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Male inflorescences shortly pedunculate catkins, 2–5(–7) in the axils of the upper foliage leaves, or those of very reduced leaves, or often occurring in pendulous leafless panicles up to 40 cm. long; peduncle 4–12(–38) mm. long; catkins up to 3(–6) cm. long; bracts usually concave, ovate, acuminate, the apex often attenuate, 3–5(–7) mm. long, densely pubescent towards base, otherwise glabrous, or less densely pubescent throughout; perianth completely hidden by the bracts. Stamens 3; staminodes 3. Female inflorescence pendulous, spicate, up to 17 cm. long, with flowers close together at first, the internodes elongating greatly in age; flowers directed downwards; perianth depressed subglobose, pubescent especially on lower part of lobes. Ovary ± 5 mm. long, densely pubescent.
sex Male
Male inflorescences shortly pedunculate catkins, 2–5(–7) in the axils of the upper foliage leaves, or those of very reduced leaves, or often occurring in pendulous leafless panicles up to 40 cm. long; peduncle 4–12(–38) mm. long; catkins up to 3(–6) cm. long; bracts usually concave, ovate, acuminate, the apex often attenuate, 3–5(–7) mm. long, densely pubescent towards base, otherwise glabrous, or less densely pubescent throughout; perianth completely hidden by the bracts. Stamens 3; staminodes 3.
sex Female
Female inflorescence pendulous, spicate, up to 17 cm. long, with flowers close together at first, the internodes elongating greatly in age; flowers directed downwards; perianth depressed subglobose, pubescent especially on lower part of lobes. Ovary ± 5 mm. long, densely pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule as fig. 2/2, p. 5, (2–)2.5(–3) cm. long, glabrescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds as fig. 2/2a.

[FWTA]

Dioscoreaceae, J. Miège. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A non-spiny climber 15-20 ft. high
Vegetative Multiplication Bulbils
Without bulbils
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Annual tubers usually thin and joined together in groups of 3-6.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Dioscorea quartiniana A.Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1997 Forbes [s.n.] K000098570 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1997 Forbes [s.n.] K000098571 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1994 Beccari, O. [303], Ethiopia K000098402 isotype
Sep 30, 1959 Schlieben, H.J. [3575] K000098430 Unknown type material
Milne-Redhead, E. [3950A], Zambia 15661.000
Peal, J. [5], Uganda 17069.000
Peal, J. [6], Uganda 17070.000
Peal, J. [20], Uganda 17072.000
Ash [805], Ethiopia 36405.000
Schweinfurth, G. [1879] K000098400 holotype
Schweinfurth, G. [3928] K000098401 Unknown type material
Quartin-Dillon [s.n.] K000098405 isotype
Quartin-Dillon K000098406 isotype
Quartin-Dillon [s.n.] K000098407 holotype
Quartin-Dillon [42] K000098408 isotype
Quartin-Dillon [s.n.] K000098409 isotype
Herb. Servicios de Agricultura de Angola [4967], Angola K000098507 isotype
Spruce, R. [3580], Venezuela K000099181
Caddick, L.R. [338], Madagascar K000728274
Dorr, L.J. [3651], Madagascar K000728281
Deighton, F.C. [4812], Sierra Leone K001145520
Adams, C.D. [s.n.] K001145525
Lely, H.V. [246], Nigeria K001145528
Herb Lewalle, J. [1450], Burundi K001146299
Wickens, G.E. [2346], Sudan K001146561
Gilbert, M.G. [626], Ethiopia K001146578
Gilbert, M.G. [4521], Ethiopia K001146581
Gilbert, M.G. [4381], Ethiopia K001146583
Gilbert, M.G. [8787], Ethiopia K001146584
Bally, P.R.O. [10740], Uganda K001146939
Purseglove, J.W. [574] K001146942
Maitland, T.D. [1162], Uganda K001146954
Snowden, J.D. [910], Uganda K001146956
s.coll [824] K001146960
Peal, J. [5], Uganda K001146968
Lugard, C. [674], Kenya K001146979
s.coll [160], Kenya K001146985
Luke, W.R.Q. [2965], Kenya K001146992
Luke [2353], Kenya K001147004
Bax, R.D. [403], Tanzania K001147006
Tanner, R. [5S95B], Tanzania K001147007
Tanner, R. [5768], Tanzania K001147008
Koritschoner [651], Tanzania K001147018
Mgaza [170], Tanzania K001147021
Buchwald, J. [558], Tanzania K001147022
Faulkner, H.G. [1153], Tanzania K001147031
Kisera, J. [239], Tanzania K001147035
Mbago, F.M. [1517], Tanzania K001147038
Bullock, A.A. [2367], Tanzania K001147039
Pirozynski, K.A. [575], Tanzania K001147041
Stolz, A.F. [1962], Tanzania K001147059
Gereau, R.E. [4285], Tanzania K001147068
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9150], Tanzania K001147078
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9150], Tanzania K001147079
Bidgood, S. [1692], Tanzania K001147082
Burrows, J.E. [11092], Mozambique K001147776
s.coll [1023], Mozambique K001147777
Koning, J. de [9727], Mozambique K001147783
Wild, H. [5222], Mozambique K001147787
s.coll [4484], Mozambique K001147791
Buchanan, J. [264], Malawi K001147796
Buchanan, J. [642], Malawi K001147802
Buchanan, J. [1206], Malawi K001147803
Robson, N.K.B. [1612], Malawi K001147807
Robson, N.K.B. [1599], Malawi K001147810
Pawek, J. [12510], Malawi K001147815
Salubeni, A.J. [564], Malawi K001147820
Pawek, J. [8316], Malawi K001147825
Richards, H.M. [19699], Zambia K001147836
Fanshawe, D.B. [F7498], Zambia K001147844
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [4498], Zambia K001147846
Richards, H.M. [19716], Zambia K001147848
Richards, H.M. [19695], Zambia K001147852
Richards, H.M. [22069], Zambia K001147854
White, F. [6298], Zambia K001147862
Angus, A. [3821], Zambia K001147865
Drummond, R.B. [7147], Zambia K001147867
Macaulay [1078], Zambia K001147873
Mutimushi, J.M. [JMM40], Zambia K001147884
s.coll [143], Zimbabwe K001147906
Orpen, F.L. [55/53], Zimbabwe K001147908
Norlindh, N.T. [4076], Zimbabwe K001147912
s.coll [EN510/68], Angola K001147916
Gossweiler, J. [4571], Angola K001147919
Codd, L.E.W. [6557A], South Africa K001148644
Quarré [963], Congo, DRC K001146282
D'Arcy, W.G. [8635], Rwanda K001146296
Tweedie, E.M. [3070], Kenya K001146986
Angus, A. [3821], Zambia K001147866
Jackson, J.K. [2311], Sudan K001146562
Angus, A. [6143], Zambia K001146940
Peal, J. [5], Uganda K001146967
Kirk [s.n.], Tanzania K001147084
Richards, H.M. [972], Zambia K001147863
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9108], Zambia K001147864
Gillett, J.B. [12934], Kenya K001146973
Bally, P.R.O. [10740], Uganda K001146938
s.coll [582], Tanzania K001147016
Brummitt, R.K. [15916], Malawi K001147812
Banda, E.A.K. [492], Malawi K001147821
Germain [3330], Congo, DRC K001146276
Gilbert, M.G. [806], Ethiopia K001146568
Lye, K.A. [23134], Uganda K001146966
Fanshawe, D.B. [F5474], Zambia K001147831
Drummond, R.B. [2079], Tanzania K001147029
Menezes, A. de [930] K001147917
Batty, M. [1274], Tanzania K001147056
Chapman, J.D. [7235], Malawi K001147829
Patel, I.H. [2003], Malawi K001147813
Angus, A. [977], Zambia K001147833
Bally, P.R.O. [2565], Kenya K001146996
Wilkin, P. [768], Malawi K001147830
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [1091A], Zimbabwe K001147900
Forbes, M. [89], Sudan K001146563
Fanshawe, D.B. [F4335], Zambia K001147843
Santos, R. [835], Angola K001147923
Richards, H.M. [26604], Tanzania K001147015
Newbould, J.G.B. [3166], Kenya K001146975
Koritschoner [915], Tanzania K001147019
Robson, N.K.B. [1612], Malawi K001147806
Herb Lewalle, J. [1450], Burundi K001146294
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [4498], Zambia K001147845
Dalziel, J.M. [227], Nigeria K001145529
s.coll [1158], Congo, DRC K001146288
Wickens, G.E. [3640], Sudan K001146564
Best, E.B. [275], Zambia K001147868
Maitland, T.D. [1229], Uganda K001146952
Chase, N.C. [7782], Zimbabwe K001147905
Bally, P.R.O. [9104], Kenya K001146972
Tweedie, E.M. [1404], Uganda K001146976
Luke, W.R.Q. [6493], Kenya K001146987
Schijff, H.P. van der [3509], South Africa K001148630
Archbold, M.E. [2397], Tanzania K001147026
Lewalle, J. [3017], Burundi K001146298
Kisera, J. [s.n.], Tanzania K001147034
Rogers, F.A. [5381], Zambia K001147860
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [486] K000728269
Codd, L.E.W. [6557], South Africa K001148646
Gilbert, M.G. [3092], Ethiopia K001146572
s.coll [s.n.] K001146951
Lebrun [3381], Congo, DRC K001146279
Napier, E.R. [330], Kenya K001146999
Stolz, A.F. [698], Tanzania K001147061
Graham, R.M. [2817], Kenya K001146995
Maitland, T.D. [1162], Uganda K001146963
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149B], Tanzania K001147070
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149A], Tanzania K001147075
Brummitt, R.K. [9896], Malawi K001147822
Macaulay [1098], Zambia K001147870
Germain, R.G.A. [3330], Congo, DRC K001146277
Schlieben, H.J. [1851], Tanzania K001147047
Pawek [1847], Malawi K001147811
Shabani [718], Tanzania K001147027
Bidgood, S. [2463], Tanzania K001147042
Marshall, A.R. [373], Tanzania K001147051
Caddick, L.R. [338], Madagascar K000728275
Bogdan, A. [4219], Kenya K001146977
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9150], Tanzania K001147077
Fanshawe, D.B. [F7672], Zambia K001147857
Goldsmith, B. [3/62], Zimbabwe K001147904
Silva, M. da [2077], Angola K001147922
Abdallah, R. [96/226], Tanzania K001147046
Macuácua, L. [113] K001147785
Richards, H.M. [402], Zambia K001147850
Ward, C.J. [3958], South Africa K001148627
Archbold, M.E. [3210], Tanzania K001147036
Schlieben, H.J. [5943], Tanzania K001147080
Richards, H.M. [19016], Zambia K001147835
Drummond, R.B. [2079], Tanzania K001147025
Fishlock, W.C. [212], Uganda K001146948
s.coll [246/48], Tanzania K001147033
Onochie, C.F.A. [35132], Nigeria K001145532
Troupin, G. [1994], Congo, DRC K001146291
Fanshawe, D.B. [F862], Zambia K001147885
Pócs, T. [6545/B], Tanzania K001147049
Chapman, J.D. [9506], Malawi K001147823
Kirk, J. [s.n.], Malawi K001147795
Pope, G. [217], Zimbabwe K001147911
Decary, R. [5387], Madagascar K000728266
Greenway, P.J. [7018], Tanzania K001147028
Cameron, K.J. [17], Malawi K001147800
Herb Lewalle, J. [3401], Burundi K001146302
Gilbert, M.G. [124], Ethiopia K001146585
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149A], Tanzania K001147074
Mbago, F.M. [2274], Tanzania K001147086
s.coll [53], Madagascar K000728271
Richards, H.M. [4769], Zambia K001147849
Luwiika, B. [673], Zambia K001147887
Harvey, E.C. [1373], Kenya K001146982
Kadeska, A. [1443], Tanzania K001147010
Peal, J. [20], Uganda K001146962
Wilkin, P. [1600], Madagascar K001171832
Lind, E. [286], Uganda K001146965
Stolz, A.F. [913], Tanzania K001147060
Brummitt, R.K. [15916], Malawi K001147797
Reekmans, M. [9805], Burundi K001146304
Barbosa, G. [9534], Angola K001147920
Jarrell, T. [323], Uganda K001146947
Carvalho, M.F. [511], Mozambique K001147786
Friis, I. [3435], Ethiopia K001146574
Burger, W.C. [3046], Ethiopia K001146576
Snowden, J.D. [520], Uganda K001146964
Gillett, J.B. [19878], Kenya K001147002
s.coll [s.n.] K001147020
Macaulay [1078], Zambia K001147872
Quarré, P. [5294], Congo, DRC K001146285
Gilbert, M.G. [791], Ethiopia K001146570
Rakotonosolo, F. [1109], Madagascar K000728278
Maite, A. [152], Mozambique K001147778
Fanshawe, D.B. [F4335], Zambia K001147842
Johnston, H.H. [s.n.], Tanzania K001147012
Archbold, M.E. [195], Tanzania K001147032
Davies, R.M. [551], Tanzania K001147057
Fanshawe, D.B. [F4335], Zambia K001147841
Draper, I. [43], Zambia K001147883
Bullock, A.A. [2364], Tanzania K001147040
Balsinhas, A. [405], Mozambique K001147793
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [15897], Madagascar K000728272
Reekmans, M. [7457], Burundi K001146303
s.coll [824], Uganda K001146959
Drummond, R.B. [6573], Zambia K001147832
Richardsm H.M. [8065], Zambia K001147839
s.coll [522], Tanzania K001147087
Gilbert, M.G. [3152], Ethiopia K001146567
Gossweiler, J. [4434], Angola K001147924
Semsei, S.R. [1988], Tanzania K001147044
Koning, J. de [9649], Mozambique K001147790
Mildbraed [10111], Cameroon K001146275
Gilbert, M.G. [3164], Ethiopia K001146566
Sanane, M. [522], Zambia K001147855
Reekmans, M. [9806], Burundi K001146305
Graham, R.M. [2817], Kenya K001146993
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149B], Tanzania K001147069
Leach, L.C. [28], Botswana K001147915
Chapman, J.D. [9472], Malawi K001147818
Fanshawe, D.B. [F5953], Zambia K001147838
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3950], Zambia K001147874
s.coll [431], Uganda K001146936
Richards, H.M. [19016], Zambia K001147834
Noak, J.L. [293], Zambia K001147871
Compère, P. [1108], Congo, DRC K001146284
Gilbert, M.G. [1848], Ethiopia K001146573
Kisena [814], Tanzania K001147037
Faulkner, H.G. [K225], Mozambique K001147788
Bally, P.R.O. [8034], Kenya K001146989
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149A], Tanzania K001147073
Someren, C. van [241] K001146997
Luke, Q. [14571], Congo, DRC K001146283
s.coll [276], Uganda K001146937
Pawek [1844], Malawi K001147814
Schijff, H.P. van der [3509], South Africa K001148645
Lovett, J.C. [1336], Tanzania K001147066
Herb Callens, H. [2830] K001146272
Barbosa, L.A.G. [2867], Zambia K001147779
Nuvunga, A. [494], Mozambique K001147784
Daramola, B.O. [67350], Nigeria K001145531
s.coll [843] K001146957
Richards, H.M. [22069], Zambia K001147853
Ash, J. [805], Ethiopia K001146569
Richards, H.M. [26604], Tanzania K001147014
Battiscombe, E. [1195] K001147000
Dacremont [382], Congo, DRC K001146278
Bally, P.R.O. [1453], Kenya K001146990
Sharland, R.E. [501], Nigeria K001145530
Herb Lewalle, J. [3017], Burundi K001146297
Archbold, M.E. [1087], Tanzania K001147023
Bingham, M.G. [987a], Zimbabwe K001147910
Dümmer, R.A. [2919], Uganda K001146971
Cooper, A.M. [3371], Kenya K001146983
Caddick, L.R. [338], Madagascar K000728276
Haarer, A.E. [331], Tanzania K001147011
Jansen, P.C.M. [2369], Ethiopia K001146565
Polhill, R.M. [1557], Tanzania K001147065
Barthelat, F. [1284], Mayotte K000728283
Humbert, H. [13126], Madagascar K000728279
Akpabla, G.K. [176] K001145524
s.coll [685] K001146958
Bax, R.D. [403], Tanzania K001147005
Robson, N.K.B. [1599], Malawi K001147808
Orpen, F.L. [55/53], Zimbabwe K001147907
Assi, L.A. [4593], Côte d'Ivoire K001145519
Lugard, C. [674], Kenya K001146981
Shabani, S. [381], Tanzania K001147024
Robson, N.K.B. [1599], Malawi K001147809
Bingham, M.G. [987], Zimbabwe K001147909
Mooney, H.F. [8937], Ethiopia K001146571
Jansen, P.C.M. [8062], Mozambique K001147794
Brummitt, R.K. [9730], Malawi K001147827
Gilliland, H.B. [K1527], Zimbabwe K001147903
Andrews, F.W. [1946], Sudan K001146560
Peal, J. [6], Uganda K001146969
s.coll [103], Tanzania K001147055
Bidgood, S. [1579], Tanzania K001147083
Cours, G. [5089], Madagascar K000728273
Tanner, R. [5464], Tanzania K001147009
Buchanan [233] K001147799
Linley, K. [[256]], Zambia K001147858
s.coll [s.n.] K001145523
Purseglove, J.W. [3201] K001146950
Bingham, M.G. [10815], Zambia K001147886
Buchanan, J. [1094], Malawi K001147801
Gossweiler, J. [629], Angola K001147925
Reekmans, M. [9806], Burundi K001146306
Kirika, P. [45240/NMK 148], Kenya K001146988
Herb Callens, H. [2830], Congo, DRC K001146273
Purseglove, J.W. [2574] K001146945
Mutimushi, J.M. [JMM38], Zambia K001147881
Tweedie, D.R. [205], Kenya K001146994
Lawrence, E. [301], Malawi K001147817
Bullock, A.A. [2214], Zambia K001147847
Wild, H. [623], Zimbabwe K001147913
Dalziel, J.M. [277], Nigeria K001145527
Bogdan, A. [977], Kenya K001146978
Werger, M.J.A. [1262], Zambia K001147861
Wilkin, P. [1613], Madagascar K001171833
Rakotozafy, B.F.L. [BFL 024], Madagascar K001171834
Stolz, A.F. [697], Tanzania K001147062
Gomes, A. [4650], Mozambique K001147781
Runyinya, B. [895], Rwanda K001146295
Fanshawe, D.B. [F2104], Zambia K001147878
Ash, J. [3299], Ethiopia K001146577
E.R.N. [868], Kenya K001146991
Purseglove, J.W. [574], Uganda K001146943
Wild, H. [5426], Zimbabwe K001147899
Stolz, A.F. [673], Tanzania K001147058
Ben, D. van der [1946], Burundi K001146301
Lebrun [4254], Congo, DRC K001146280
Richards, H.M. [7805], Tanzania K001147063
s.coll [69], Malawi K001147804
Hummel, F.B. [102], Ethiopia K001146579
Burger, W.C. [3048], Ethiopia K001146582
Barthelat, F. [1753], Mayotte K000728282
Semsei, S.R. [1988], Tanzania K001147045
Perrier de la Bâthie, H. [866], Madagascar K000728267
Purseglove, J.W. [3201] K001146949
Decary, R. [12917], Madagascar K000728268
Barnett, L.C. [389], Madagascar K000728280
Volkens, G.L.A. [2287] K001147013
Robinson, E.A. [6072], Zambia K001147880
Schweinfurth, G.A. [586], Sudan K001146558
Peal, J. [6], Uganda K001146970
Purseglove, J.W. [217], Uganda K001146946
Gillman, H. [1450], Tanzania K001147085
Schijff, H.P. van der [s.n.], South Africa K001148647
Gillett, J.B. [12934], Kenya K001146974
Bidgood, S. [459], Tanzania K001147050
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3529], Zambia K001147840
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149A], Tanzania K001147076
Faulkner, H.G. [K225], Mozambique K001147789
s.coll [377], Congo, DRC K001146287
Deighton, F.C. [4812], Sierra Leone K001145521
Brummitt, R.K. [10387], Malawi K001147828
Robinson, E.A. [6071], Zambia K001147877
Baum, H. [440], Angola K001147927
Mogg, A.O.D. [30367], Mozambique K001147780
McClounie, J. [106], Malawi K001147798
Greenway, P.J. [4958], Tanzania K001147030
Gereau, R.E. [4201], Tanzania K001147067
Brass, L.J. [16325], Malawi K001147824
Mutimushi, J.M. [JMM1845], Zambia K001147851
Fanshawe, D.B. [F2104], Zambia K001147879
Moll, E.J. [5199], South Africa K001148628
Hobson, S.R. [2136], Swaziland K001148629
Gilbert, M.G. [2993], Ethiopia K001146575
Schlieben, H.J. [1850], Tanzania K001147048
Luke, W.R.Q. [3203], Kenya K001147001
Noirfalise, A. [623], Congo, DRC K001146293
Polhill, R.M. [1557], Tanzania K001147064
Bidgood, S. [2463], Tanzania K001147043
s.coll [247], Nigeria K001145526
Friis, I. [2652], Ethiopia K001146580
Rakotonosolo, F. [1109], Madagascar K000728277
Angus, A. [6143], Uganda K001146941
Mullenders, W. [1747] K001146289
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149], Tanzania K001147072
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [6630], Zimbabwe K001147902
Troupin, G. [1306], Congo, DRC K001146281
Germain, R.G.A. [6328], Congo, DRC K001146286
Barbosa, G. [9592], Angola K001147921
Maitland, T.D. [1222], Uganda K001146953
Battiscombe, E. [1195] K001146980
Chapman, J.D. [6111], Malawi K001147826
Allen, C.E.J. [232] K001147901
Richards, H.M. [4146], Zambia K001147837
Gilges, W. [690], Zambia K001147859
s.coll [4045], Angola K001147926
Herb Symoens, J.-.J.A. [12352] K001146300
Faden, R.B. [70/198], Kenya K001147003
Hilliard, O.M. [4578], Malawi K001147819
Lovett, J.C. [1284], Tanzania K001147052
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9149], Tanzania K001147071
Santos, R. [519] K001147918
s.coll [2071] K001146944
Robson, N.K.B. [1612], Malawi K001147805
Snowden, J.D. [910], Uganda K001146955
Stolz, A.F. [1518], Tanzania K001147054
Groenendijk, E.M.G. [882], Mozambique K001147782
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3950], Zambia K001147876
Sharland, R.E. [1872], Nigeria K001145533
Brown, E. [95] K001146961
Stolz, A.F. [1518], Tanzania K001147053
Burrows, J.E. [11497], South Africa K001148626
Mildbraed [10238], Cameroon K001146274
Belot, R. [96], Congo, DRC K001146290
Myers, J.G. [7743], Sudan K001146559
s.coll [222] K001147792
Robinson, E.A. [6075], Zambia K001147882
s.coll [2991], Zambia K001147869
Greué, M. [284], Madagascar K000728270
Pearson, H.H.W. [2551], Angola K001148643
Troupin, G. [1306], Congo, DRC K001146292
Semsei, S.R. [3196], Tanzania K001147017
Bidgood, S. [1412], Tanzania K001147081
Fanshawe, D.B. [F7497], Zambia K001147856
Pawek, J. [13871], Malawi K001147816
Deighton, F.C. [687], Ghana K001145522
Greenway, P.J. [8540], Kenya K001146984
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3950], Zambia K001147875
Miller, O.B. [4829], Zimbabwe K001147898
Linley, K. [256], Zimbabwe K001147888
Wager, H.A. [s.n.], South Africa Dioscorea forbesii K001148625
Welwitsch [4050], Angola Dioscorea beccariana K000098504 Unknown type material
Gerrard, W.T. [445], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K000098895 Unknown type material
Wood, J.M. [1618], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K000098896 Unknown type material
Wood, J.M. [s.n.], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K000098897
Gerrard, W.T. [512], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K000098898
South Africa Dioscorea crinita K000098899
s.coll [3355], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K001148648
Strey, R.G. [7292], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K001148650
s.coll [3355], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K001148649
Ward, C.J. [6189], South Africa Dioscorea crinita K001148651
Gossweiler [9548], Angola Dioscorea gossweileri K001147928

First published in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 316 (1850)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
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