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

Native to:

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Poeppig [s.n.], Cuba K000099331 Unknown type material
Wright, C. [1713], Cuba K001149396
Bisse, J. [40739], Cuba K001149401
Ekman, E.L. [16228], Dominican Republic K001149417
Ekman, E.L. [6487], Haiti K001149404
Valeur, E.J. [905], Dominican Republic K001149416
Schomburgk [4], Dominican Republic K001149414
Leonard, E.C. [11716], Haiti K001149411
Wright, C. [3253], Cuba K001149410
Combs, R. [236], Cuba K001149399
Leon, B. [7776], Cuba K001149407
Hioram, B. [s.n.], Cuba K001149397
Schomburgk [4], Dominican Republic K001149415
s.coll [157], Cuba K001149398
Eggers [1650], Dominican Republic K001149429
Hioram, B. [1361], Cuba K001149400
Jack, J.G. [6245], Cuba K001149408
Leonard, E.C. [11303], Haiti K001149412
Bisse, J. [20933], Cuba K001149403
s.coll [49], Haiti K001149405
Schomburgk [40], Dominican Republic K001149413
Wright, C. [691], Cuba K001149409
Leiva, A. [48335], Cuba K001149402
Britton, N.L. [13] K001149406

First published in Phytotaxa 258: 37 (2016)

Accepted by

  • Pérez-Camacho, J. & Raz, L. (2017). Flora de la República de Cuba, Ser. A, 22(1): 1-63.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pérez-Camacho, J. & Raz, L. (2017). Flora de la República de Cuba, Ser. A, 22(1): 1-63.

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/
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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