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

Native to:

Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

Dioscorea cordata (L.) Raz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
illegible [122], Dominica K000099320
Stevens, F.L. [2782], Puerto Rico K001149354
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149369
Ramage, G.A. [s.n.], Dominica K001149370
Harris [8780], Jamaica K001149348
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149364
Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [9577], Jamaica K001149349
Sintenis, P.E.E. [4526], Puerto Rico K001149353
Harris, W.H. [9398], Jamaica K001149351
Axelrod, F. [8100], Puerto Rico K001149360
Duss, P. [511], Martinique K001149371
s.coll [s.n.], Puerto Rico K001149357
Duss, P. [3285], Guadeloupe K001149363
Axelrod, F. [9157], Puerto Rico K001149362
Axelrod, F. [8407], Puerto Rico K001149361
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149368
Stevens, F.L. [3459], Puerto Rico K001149359
Sintenis, P.E.E. [1384], Puerto Rico K001149356
Wilson, P. [215], Puerto Rico K001149358
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149367
s.coll [s.n.] K001149347
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149365
s.coll [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001149372
Eggers [184] K001149355
Sintenis, P.E.E. [441], Puerto Rico K001149352
s.coll [s.n.], Dominica K001149366
Harris, W.H. [9398], Jamaica K001149350

First published in Phytotaxa 258: 31 (2016)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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