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

Native to:

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

Dioscorea subhastata Vell. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2014 Smith, G.D. [345], Argentina K001150642
Jan 1, 2014 Renvoize, S.A. [3173], Argentina K001150645
Jan 1, 2014 Ferrucci, S. [107], Argentina K001150644
Jan 1, 2014 Pompert, M. de [38], Argentina K001150649
Jan 1, 2014 Schinini, A. [22765], Argentina K001150648
Jan 1, 2014 Smith, G.D. [345], Argentina K001150641
Jan 1, 2014 Petersen, T.M. [1801], Argentina K001150647
Jan 1, 2014 s.coll [345], Argentina K001150640
Jan 1, 2007 Hassler, E. [3002], Paraguay K000524758 isotype
Jan 1, 2007 Hassler, E. [3002], Paraguay K000524759
Rapini, A. [1206], Brazil K001150113
Nov 1, 1994 Hassler, E. [12653], Paraguay Dioscorea guaranitica K000099098 syntype
Hassler, É. [12653], Paraguay Dioscorea guaranitica K001149751
Hassler, É. [12653], Paraguay Dioscorea guaranitica K001149750

First published in Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 121 (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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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