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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Paraguay.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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. 10 - 910 m.; Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru

Dioscorea acanthogene Rusby appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [11209], Brazil K001171691
Apr 1, 2015 Haught, O.L. [1454], Colombia K001150556
Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150263
Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150262
Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150264
Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [1904], Brazil K001171719
Jan 1, 2010 Prance, G.T. [5163], Rondônia K001171671
Jan 1, 1984 Rusby, H.H. [556], Bolivia K000099272 isotype
Williams, R.S. [245], Bolivia K000099271 Unknown type material
s.coll [4013] K001150099
Williams, R.S. [464], Bolivia K001150553
André, É.F. [433], Colombia K001150548
Ratter, J.A. [R6443], Brazil K001150101
Plowman, T.C. [8184], Brazil K001150100
André, É.F. [433], Colombia K001150549
Bang, M. [1379], Bolivia K001150551
Krukoff, B.A. [10004], Bolivia K001150552
Cuatrecasas, J. [13018], Colombia K001150550
Mathias, M.E. [5323], Peru K001150545
Burchell [8701], Brazil K001150098
Klug, G. [3977], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150562
Wasshausen, D.C. [550], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150560
Plowman, T.C. [7561], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150559
Lewis, G.P. [3210], Ecuador Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150567
Belshaw, C.M. [3179], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150565
Schunke Vigo, J. [2034], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150564
Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [6622], Bolivia Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150557
Wasshausen, D.C. [519], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150561
Klug, G. [3977], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150563
Lewis, G.P. [3210], Ecuador Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150566
Schunke Vigo, J. [4769], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150558
Nov 1, 1994 Fiebrig, K. [4572], Paraguay Dioscorea paraguayensis K000099084 isotype
Gardner [4013], Brazil Dioscorea paraguayensis K000099085 paratype
Macbride, J.F. [4641], Peru Dioscorea pozucoensis K000099259
Nov 1, 1994 Hassler, E. [8298], Paraguay Dioscorea gouanioides K000099086 isotype
Coradin, L. [7996], Brazil Dioscorea gouanioides K001149598
Burchell [8731-2], Brazil Dioscorea gouanioides K001149597
Hassler, E. [8298], Paraguay Dioscorea gouanioides K000524756 isotype

First published in Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 492 (1910)

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.
  • 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.

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/"

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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