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This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to Sumatera.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Hainan, Malaya, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea scortechinii Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Scortechini [s.n.], Malaysia K000098262 syntype
Scortechini [s.n.], Malaysia K000098263
Balansa, B. [4325], Vietnam K001143889
Wilkin, P. [897], Thailand K001143891
Haniff, M. [2307], Malaysia K001143149
Lörzing, J.A. [12841], Indonesia K001144313
Burkill, I.H. [12724], Malaysia K001143145
Nur bin Mohamed Ghose, M. [20044], Malaysia K001143150
Henderson, M.R. [20044], Malaysia K001143151
Burkill, I.H. [12973], Malaysia K001143148
Wilkin, P. [897], Thailand K001143890
Pételot, A. [5898], Vietnam K001143887
Lörzing, J.A. [12841], Indonesia K001144314
Burkill, I.H. [12933[?]], Malaysia K001143146
Haniff, M. [2307], Malaysia K001143147
Tsang, W.T. [30023], Vietnam K001143888
Schmad [738], Indonesia K001144315
Chai, P. [S25631] K001144316

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 455 (1908)

Accepted by

  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
  • 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.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.

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