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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Peru

Dioscorea rumicoides Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [5697], Brazil K001171723
s.coll [14349], Brazil K001149842
Smith, L.B. [11774], Brazil K001149843

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 42 (1842)

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