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

Native to:

Madagascar

Dioscorea trichantha Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 3, 2014 Ralimanana, H. [RLI878], Madagascar K000062190
Jan 1, 2014 Couch, C. [579], Madagascar K000062188
Baron, R. [806], Madagascar K000098951 syntype
Baron, R. [677], Madagascar K000098952 syntype
Baron, R. [723], Madagascar K000098953 syntype
Labat, J.N. [3599], Madagascar K000523816
Ranarivelo, T. [RTI478B], Madagascar K000062185
Ranarivelo, T. [RTI 596], Madagascar K001171815
Wilkin, P. [1615], Madagascar K000062181
Caddick, L.R. [308], Madagascar K001148370
Tosh [JT284], Madagascar K000062191
Wilkin, P. [1619], Madagascar K000062186
Wilkin, P. [1618], Madagascar K000062182
Wilkin, P. [1153], Madagascar K001148371
Wilkin, P. [1153], Madagascar K001148376
Wilkin, P. [1605], Madagascar K000062180
Ranarivelo, T. [RTI478A], Madagascar K000062184
Caddick, L.R. [308], Madagascar K001148373
Andriamahay, M. [1715], Madagascar K001148374
Wilkin, P. [1153], Madagascar K001148372
Ranarivelo, T. [RTI 582], Madagascar K001171814
Wilkin, P. [1628], Madagascar K000062183
s.coll [s.n.], Madagascar K001148368

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 271 (1883)

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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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/
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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