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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to Bangladesh.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya

Dioscorea wattii Prain & Burkill appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1983 Griffith, W. [5551], Nagaland K000098205 paratype
Dec 1, 1983 Clarke, C.B. [43801], Meghalaya K000098206 lectotype
Dec 1, 1983 Hooker, J.D. [sn], Meghalaya K000098207 paratype
Dec 1, 1983 Griffith, W. [5551], Nagaland K000950637
s.coll [s.n.], India K001142672
Burkill, I.H. [36055], India K001142674
s.coll [1565], India K001142673
Hooker, J.D. [s.n], India K001142675

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 457 (1908)

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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