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

Native to:

Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Peru

Dioscorea trisecta Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2015 Harley, R.M. [6163], Brazil K001150211
May 1, 2015 Forzza, R.C. [5818], Brazil K001171720
May 1, 2015 Pedralli, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001149827
May 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [10964], Brazil K001171699
May 1, 2015 Burchell [3684], Brazil K001149825
May 1, 2015 Macedo, A. [4403], Brazil K001149826
Apr 1, 2015 Gardner [4010], Brazil K001149823
Apr 1, 2015 Poeppig [2068], Brazil K001149822
Apr 1, 2015 Burchell [7000], Brazil K001149821
Apr 1, 2015 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001149820
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000099107
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K000099108
Croat, T.B. [19697], Peru K001150443
Burchell [7000], Brazil K001149824
Schunke Vigo, J. [1513], Peru K001150442

First published in Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1875: 159 (1875)

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