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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (SW. Yunnan) to N. Thailand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, Myanmar, Thailand

Dioscorea tentaculigera Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Abdul Khalil [sn], Burma K000098152 Unknown type material
Suddee, S. [900], Thailand K001143535
Garrett, H.B.G. [454], Thailand K001143534
Garrett, H.B.G. [454], Thailand K001143533
Larsen, K. [2858], Thailand K001143532

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 15 (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.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Wilkin, P., Thapyai, C. & Chayamarit, K. (2007). Lectotypification of Dioscorea L. (Dioscoreaceae) names from Thailand Kew Bulletin 62: 251-258.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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