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

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Vietnam

Dioscorea zingiberensis C.H.Wright appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2016 Henry, A. [1520], Hubei K000098098 lectotype
Henry, A. [407], Hubei K000098096 syntype
Henry, A. [1621], Hubei K000098097 syntype
Potanin, G.N. [s.n.], China K001141302
Herb Dendrologicum Camillo Schneider [4144], China K001141303
Wilson, E.H. [2921], China K001141300
Potanin, G.N. [s.n.], China K001141301
Wang, F.T. [22659 a], China K001141304

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 36: 93 (1903)

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
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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