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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Dioscorea cinnamomifolia Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [995], Brazil K001171684
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [1431], Brazil K001171714
Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [993], Brazil K001171741
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [8656], Brazil K001171688
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [3110], Brazil K001171718
Apr 1, 2015 Fontana, A.P. [768], Brazil K001171716
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [6870], Brazil K001171701
Apr 1, 2015 de Fraga, C.n. [649], Brazil K001171687
Apr 1, 2015 Magnago, L.F.S. [769], Brazil K001171695
Apr 1, 2015 Boudet Fernandes, H.Q. [1714], Brazil K001171717
Apr 1, 2015 Magnago, L.F.S. [769], Brazil K001171685
Apr 1, 2015 Fontana, A.P. [1332], Brazil K001171725
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [4387], Brazil K001171686
Apr 1, 2015 Vervloet, R.R. [3404], Brazil K001171696
Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [3397], Brazil K001171712
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [10904], Brazil K001171715
Apr 1, 2015 de Braga, C.N. [641], Brazil K001171690
Nov 11, 2010 Fraga, C.N. [3138], Brazil K001171747
Nov 28, 1999 Braga, J.M.A. [3556], Rio de Janeiro K001171659
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149538
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149539
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149555
Lützelburg, P.v. [439], Brazil K001149558
Miers, J. [3030], Brazil K001149552
s.coll [8515], Brazil K001149548
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149549
Fontana, A.P. [911], Brazil K001171693
Miers, J. [3030], Brazil K001149551
Duarte, A.P. [4057], Brazil K001149545
Fernandes, D. [366], Brazil K001149540
Sucre, B.D. [1890], Brazil K001149544
Tweedie [[92]], Brazil K001149554
Liene [3960], Brazil K001149541
s.coll [8515], Brazil K001149547
s.coll [6739], Brazil K001149553
Kuhlmann, J.G. [6204], Brazil K001149542
Lobão, A.Q. [83], Brazil K001149546
Plowman, T.C. [12774], Brazil K001149543
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001149550

First published in Bot. Mag. 55: t. 2825 (1828)

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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