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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Malaysia to E. Sumatera.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Borneo

Native to:

Malaya, Sumatera

Dioscorea stenomeriflora Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dr. King's Collector [4160], Malaysia K000098251 syntype
Dr. King's Collector [6746], Malaysia K000098252 syntype
Dr. King's Collector [5152], Malaysia K000098253 syntype
Dr. King's Collector [5152], Malaysia K000098254 syntype
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143048
s.coll [9292], Malaysia K001143049
Burley, J.S. [1584], Indonesia K001144208
Ambriansyah [Berau979], Indonesia K001144210
s.coll [11934], Malaysia K001143047
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K001143046
Walker, J.S. [DB129], Indonesia K001144209

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 40 (1914)

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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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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