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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (S. Bahia to Minas Gerais).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Dioscorea debilis Uline ex R.Knuth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harley, R.M. [20896], Brazil K001149915
Harley, R.M. [20901], Brazil K001149919
Harley, R.M. [15440], Brazil K001149920
Stannard, B.L. [H51713], Brazil K001149925
Laessoe, T. [50887], Brazil K001149926
Stannard, B.L. [H52812], Brazil K001149924
Harley, R.M. [22344], Brazil K001149916
Harley, R.M. [19578], Brazil K001149922
Stannard, B.L. [H51066], Brazil K001149927
Stannard, B.L. [H52812], Brazil K001149923
Harley, R.M. [19578], Brazil K001149921
Zappi, D.C. [2545], Brazil K000747337
Harley, R.M. [20871], Brazil K001149917
Harley, R.M. [22343], Brazil K001149918

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 210 (1917)

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