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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea soso Jum. & H.Perrier appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 3, 2014 Rakotozafy, B.F.L. [BFL065], Madagascar K000062160
Mar 1, 2009 Rajaonah, M.T. [MT316], Madagascar K000062171
Mar 1, 2009 Rajaonah, M.T. [MT314], Madagascar K000062169
Mar 1, 2009 Rajaonah, M.T. [MT315], Madagascar K000062175
Jul 24, 2008 Ranarivelo, T. [RLI952], Madagascar K000062164
De Block, P. [594], Madagascar K000383767
Caddick, L.R. [313], Madagascar K000383796
Wilkin, P. [974], Madagascar K000383799
Caddick, L.R. [339], Madagascar K000383802
Caddick, L.R. [336], Madagascar K000383807
Wilkin, P. [1146], Madagascar K000383821
Hanitrarivo, R.M. [HRM304], Madagascar K000062174
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT075], Madagascar K000062159
Caddick, L.R. [314], Madagascar K000383786
Wilkin, P. [1102], Madagascar K000383825
Andriamahay, M. [1046], Madagascar K001148364
Nusbaumer, L. [LN3142], Madagascar K000062168
Smith, P. [1803], Madagascar K000523540
Hladik, A. [6774], Madagascar K000523552
Hladik, A. [6775], Madagascar K000523553
Andriamahay, M. [764], Madagascar K001148367
Andriamahay, M. [1431], Madagascar K001148363
Caddick, L.R. [326], Madagascar K000383788
Wilkin, P. [974], Madagascar K000383798
Caddick, L.R. [314], Madagascar K000383785
Hladik, A. [6793], Madagascar K000523551
Randrianaivo, R. [398], Madagascar K000523807
Wilkin, P. [974], Madagascar K000383801
Hladik, A. [6775], Madagascar K000523554
Hanitrarivo, R.M. [HRM303], Madagascar K000062173
Wilkin, P. [974], Madagascar K000383800
Caddick, L.R. [339], Madagascar K000383803
Wilkin, P. [975], Madagascar K000383794
Wilkin, P. [1116], Madagascar K000062172
Rakotonasolo, F. [1610], Madagascar K000663612
Caddick, L.R. [313], Madagascar K000383797
Wilkin, P. [1121], Madagascar K000383826
Caddick, L.R. [336], Madagascar K000383805
Wilkin, P. [1147], Madagascar K000383768
Davis, A.P. [3099], Madagascar K001148362
Wilkin, P. [1147], Madagascar K000383769
Wilkin, P. [1602], Madagascar K000062165
Caddick, L.R. [313], Madagascar K000383795
Caddick, L.R. [335], Madagascar K000383790
Caddick, L.R. [326], Madagascar K000383787
Andriamahay, M. [2239], Madagascar K001148366
Schlieben, H.-.J. [8225], Madagascar K000383783
Andriamahay, M. [1046], Madagascar K001148365
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT024], Madagascar K000062176
Wilkin, P. [1106], Madagascar K000383823
Wilkin, P. [975], Madagascar K000383793
Wilkin, P. [1105], Madagascar K000383822
Caddick, L.R. [335], Madagascar K000383791
McPherson, G. [17438], Madagascar K000062166
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT072], Madagascar K000062162
Wilkin, P. [975], Madagascar K000383792
Caddick, L.R. [336], Madagascar K000383806
Wilkin, P. [1116], Madagascar K000383824
Caddick, L.R. [339], Madagascar K000383804
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT022], Madagascar K000062163

First published in Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci. 149: 484 (1909)

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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