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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Venezuela. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Dioscorea coriacea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Climbing plant.
Ecology
Alt. 1200 - 3900 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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. 1200 - 3900 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Guatamo

[UPB]
Use Materials Fibres
Stems - Used for basketry (Linares 1994).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Wood
Used for construction (Linares 1994).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Spanish
Guatamo.

Dioscorea coriacea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Fendler, A. [1541], Venezuela K001150354
Meier, W. [1433], Venezuela K001150364
Meier, W. [6498], Venezuela K001150368
Lewis, G.P. [3220], Ecuador K001150373
s.coll [s.n.] K001150369
Fendler, A. [1541], Venezuela K001150355
Fleming, V. [143], Ecuador K001150370
Bernardi [1250], Venezuela K001150363
Lewis, G.P. [2237], Ecuador K001150376
Lewis, G.P. [3220], Ecuador K001150372
Triana, J.J. [s.n.], Colombia K001150346
Lehmann, F.C. [6031], Colombia K001150357
Steyermark, J.A. [97309], Venezuela K001150362
Lehmann, F.C. [s.n.], Ecuador K001150359
Meier, W. [1611], Venezuela K001150365
Balls, E.K. [B7531], Colombia K001150352
s.coll [s.n.] K001150379
Lehmann, F.C. [7552], Colombia K001150360
Grubb, P.J. [694], Colombia K001150351
André, É.F. [s.n.], Colombia K001150353
Grisar [s.n.], Ecuador K001150371
Herb. Kuntze, C.E.O. [1634], Venezuela K001150361
Lewis, G.P. [3012], Ecuador K001150378
Hooker [s.n.] K001150349
Lehmann, F.C. [K372], Colombia K001150356
s.coll [934], Colombia K001150347
Lehmann, F.C. [4814], Colombia K001150358
Holton, I.F. [137], Colombia K001150348
Meier, W. [6454], Venezuela K001150367
Lewis, G.P. [2237], Ecuador K001150377
Lewis, G.P. [3174], Ecuador K001150375
Meier, W. [6443], Venezuela K001150366
Plowman, T.C. [2161], Colombia K001150350
Lewis, G.P. [3220], Ecuador K001150374
Smith, H.H. [2299], Colombia Dioscorea frutescens K000099261 Unknown type material

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 794 (1806)

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.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.

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/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Linares, E.L., Galeano, G., García, N. & Figueroa, Y. (2008). Fibras vegetales utilizadas en artesanías en Colombia. Artesanías de Colombia S.A. , Instituto de Ciencias Naturales-Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Germán Torres-Morales (Originador, Editor), Laura Nova (Originador), Jhon Estupián (Editor), Lina García (Contacto del recurso). Lista de especies de plantas y murciélagos de

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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