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

Native to:

Cuba, Haiti

Dioscorea tamoidea Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Morton, C.V. [3440], Cuba K001149234
Wright, C. [3252], Cuba K001149235
Combs, R. [414], Cuba K001149230
Ekman, E.L. [4965], Haiti K001149237
Underwood, L.M. [1370], Cuba K001149227
Shafer, J.A. [115], Cuba K001149231
Wright, C. [691], Cuba K001149236
Curtiss, A.H. [506] K001149226
Taylor, N. [299], Cuba K001149229
Shafer, J.A. [115], Cuba K001149232
Britton, N.L. [15710], Cuba K001149228
Morton, C.V. [3392], Cuba K001149233

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 42 (1842)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Pérez-Camacho, J. & Raz, L. (2017). Flora de la República de Cuba, Ser. A, 22(1): 1-63.

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