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

Doubtfully present in:

Chile North, Costa Rica

Native to:

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

Dioscorea sinuata Vell. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Nuñez, P. [19805], Peru K001150531
Gardner [691] K001149851
s.coll [s.n.] K001149861
Hassler, É. [1727], Paraguay K001149865
Hassler, É. [2866], Paraguay K001149867
Sucre, B.D. [2289], Brazil K001149871
Fiebrig, K.A.G. [2742], Bolivia K001150446
Gibert, J.E. [251], Uruguay K001150731
Wood, J.R.I. [16785], Bolivia K001150461
Hassler, É. [3702], Paraguay K001149863
Gardner [691] K001149852
Boorman, J.L. [s.n.], Vanuatu K001150844
Hatschbach, G.G. [2971], Brazil K001149847
Wood, J.R.I. [10997], Bolivia K001150447
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149845
Krapovickas, A. [39634], Brazil K001149873
Wood, J.R.I. [21751], Bolivia K001150455
Hassler, É. [3958], Paraguay K001149866
Wood, J.R.I. [21751], Bolivia K001150456
s.coll [351], Uruguay K001150724
Wood, J.R.I. [21750], Bolivia K001150451
Wood, J.R.I. [21750], Bolivia K001150452
Wood, J.R.I. [21750], Bolivia K001150450
Wood, J.R.I. [21760], Bolivia K001150457
s.coll [16890] K001149858
Gibert, M.E. [251], Uruguay K001150722
Clayton [78243], Brazil K001149848
Miers, J. [4519], Brazil K001149854
Wood, J.R.I. [15849], Bolivia K001150448
s.coll [194] K001150725
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149864
s.coll [s.n.], Uruguay K001150728
Dusén, P.K.H. [7818], Brazil K001149853
Wood, J.R.I. [21827], Bolivia K001150454
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001149844
Santesson, R. [51], Argentina K001150723
Michel, R. de [525], Bolivia K001150459
Wood, J.R.I. [16785], Bolivia K001150460
Gardner [691] K001149850
Sucre, B.D. [3359], Brazil K001149870
Eyerdam, W.J. [23268], Argentina K001150729
Wood, J.R.I. [21760], Bolivia K001150458
Guaglianone, E.R. [994], Argentina K001150721
Glaziou, M. [8994], Brazil K001149856
Wood, J.R.I. [21827], Bolivia K001150453
s.coll [s.n.] K001149859
Hooker [s.n.], Brazil K001149855
Alvarez, A. [418], Argentina K001150726
Krapovickas, A. [2767], Argentina K001150732
s.coll [s.n.], Uruguay K001150730
Hassler, É. [2866a], Paraguay K001149868
Tweedie [s.n.] K001149862
Sucre, B.D. [1045], Brazil K001149872
s.coll [s.n.] K001149860
s.coll [s.n.] K001150720
Giulietti, A.M. [3497], Brazil K001149869
Wood, J.R.I. [21750], Bolivia K001150449
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001149874
s.coll [5708], Brazil K001149857
Eyerdam, W.J. [23378], Argentina K001150727
Smith, L.B. [1113], Brazil K001149846
s.coll [1153], Paraguay K001149849
Glaziou, A.F.M. [17297], Brazil Dioscorea sinuata var. macrotepala K000099114 Unknown type material
Pedersen, T.M. [3895], Argentina Dioscorea sinuata var. macrotepala K001150733
Burkill, I.H. [[021.449]], United Kingdom Dioscorea bonariensis K001150780
s.coll [13] Dioscorea bonariensis K001141165
Pichler, T. [s.n.], Croatia Dioscorea bonariensis K001141164
Burkill, I.H. [[021.449]], United Kingdom Dioscorea bonariensis K001150779

First published in Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 129 (1831)

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
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