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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to N. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Dioscorea microbotrya Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2002 Gibert [1] K000099281 holotype
Mar 1, 2002 Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K000099283 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K000099282 isotype
Jan 1, 1984 Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K000524757 Unknown type material
Wood, J.R.I. [21849], Bolivia K001150408
Wood, J.R.I. [21850], Bolivia K001150412
Wood, J.R.I. [21849], Bolivia K001150409
Wood, J.R.I. [21849], Bolivia K001150410
Wood, J.R.I. [21850], Bolivia K001150414
Wood, J.R.I. [13369], Bolivia K001150407
Souza, V.C. [5429], Brazil K001149755
Gutiérrez, J. [409], Bolivia K001150406
Wood, J.R.I. [21850], Bolivia K001150413
Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K001149753
Wood, J.R.I. [21849], Bolivia K001150411

First published in Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24: 322 (1879)

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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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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