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

Native to:

Chile Central

Dioscorea saxatilis Poepp. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mahu, M. [9633], Chile K001150661
Cuming, H. [687], Chile K001150656
Rosas, M. [2181], Chile K001150662
Gay, C. [s.n.], Chile K001150659
Bridges [167] K001150660
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001150657
Herb Ball, J. [s.n.], Chile K001150658
Collett, H. [s.n.], Spain Dioscorea parviflora K001141281

First published in Fragm. Syn. Pl.: 11 (1833)

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
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0