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This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to S. Tropical America.
Dioscorea amazonum Mart. ex Griseb.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 800 m.; Amazonia.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Dioscorea amazonum Mart. ex Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Chavez, J. [75], Peru K001150572
Nov 1, 1994 Hostmann [883], Surinam K000099137 Unknown type material
Schomburgk, R. [1460], Guyana K000099133 Unknown type material
Schomburgk, R. [885/1460], Guyana K000099134
Harley, R.M. [10534], Brazil K001150027
Steyermark, J.A. [95340], Venezuela K001150519
Diaz, W. [7467], Venezuela K001150524
Thomas, W.W. [3355], Venezuela K001150525
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001150020
Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [3178], Guyana K001150034
Freire-Fierro, A. [2515], Ecuador K001150527
Prance, G.T. [1336], Brazil K001150025
Zarucchi, J. [2191], Colombia K001150515
Plowman, T.C. [7708], Venezuela K001150517
Barbosa, C. [8422], Colombia K001150516
Maas, P.J.M. [484], Brazil K001150021
Harley, R.M. [10535], Brazil K001150028
Calderón, C.E. [2687], Brazil K001150019
s.coll [430], Peru K001150528
Hunt, D.R. [5809], Brazil K001150023
s.coll [[740]], Colombia K001150513
Cowan, R.S. [38629], Brazil K001150030
Schultes, R.E. [14610], Colombia K001150514
Milliken, W. [267], Brazil K001150029
Mexia, Y.E.J. [6005], Brazil K001150031
Plowman, T.C. [7708], Venezuela K001150518
Davidse, G. [26732], Venezuela K001150520
Thomas, W.W. [3380], Venezuela K001150526
Liesner, R.L. [15743], Venezuela K001150523
Harley, R.M. [10534], Brazil K001150026
Liesner, R.L. [16510], Venezuela K001150521
s.coll [1536], Brazil K001150024
Argent, G.C.G. [6542], Brazil K001150022
Liesner, R.L. [17413], Venezuela K001150522

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 39 (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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

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