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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & E. Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Dioscorea transversa R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Constable, E.F. [41179], Australia K001145137
Hubbard, C.E. [4152], Australia K001145144
Hubbard, C.E. [4153], Australia K001145147
Brown, R. [5646], Australia K001145153
Allen, C.E.F. [117], Australia K001145156
Dansie, S.J. [1936], Australia K001145165
s.coll [s.n.], Australia K001145151
Nelson, D.J. [284], Australia K001145174
Herb Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Australia K001145158
Hubbard, C.E. [4152], Australia K001145143
Melville, R. [3583], Australia K001145167
Clemens, M.S. [s.n.], Australia K001145148
Herb Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Australia K001145157
Brown, R. [5645], Australia K001145164
Henderson, R.J. [1189], Australia K001145150
Constable, E.F. [30768], Australia K001145141
Clarkson, J.R. [8935], Australia K001145162
Ramsay [s.n.], Australia K001145152
Stuart, C. [[608]], Australia K001145154
Brass, L.J. [19431], Australia K001145135
Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Australia K001145161
Hubbard, C.E. [4395], Australia K001145145
Fallding, H. [143933], Australia K001145172
Herb Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Australia K001145155
Hubbard, C.E. [4153], Australia K001145146
s.coll [s.n.], Australia K001145159
s.coll [s.n.], Australia K001145171
Brass, L.J. [20217], Australia K001145140
Longman, H.A. [s.n.], Australia K001145142
Specht, R.L. [294], Australia K001145166
Henderson, R.J. [1189], Australia K001145149
Constable, E.F. [24045], Australia K001145139
Wilson, K.L. [8590a], Australia K001145163
Jackson, G.K. [s.n.], Australia K001145160
Melville, R. [734], Australia K001145169
Coveny, R.G. [10853], Australia K001145170
Constable, E.F. [11629], Australia K001145138
Constable, E.F. [11629], Australia K001145134
Clarkson, J.R. [2931], Australia K001145173
Hyland, B. [5571], Australia K001145168
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia Dioscorea punctata K000098372 Unknown type material
McKee, H.S. [8332], Australia Dioscorea punctata K001145132
Symon, D.E. [47087], Australia Dioscorea punctata K001145133

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 295 (1810)

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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