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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.
Dioscorea galeottiana

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Dioscorea galeottiana Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Galeotti, H.G. [5487], Mexico K000098982 Unknown type material
Hinton, G.B. [17419], Mexico K001148894
Bourgeau, M. [1024], Mexico K001148889
Hinton, G.B. [2395], Mexico K001148893
Sánchez Garcia, E. [154], Mexico K001148900
Schaffner [494], Mexico K001148890
Matuda, E. [[30152]], Mexico K001148895
Sánchez Garcia, E. [207], Mexico K001148897
Lyonnet, E. [33], Mexico K001148896
Sánchez Garcia, E. [154], Mexico K001148899
Bourgeau, M. [739], Mexico K001148888
Bourgeau, E. [646], Mexico K001148891
Bourgeau, M. [646], Mexico K001148892
Tenorio, G.C. [3068], Mexico K001148887
Sánchez Garcia, E. [207], Mexico K001148898
Pringle, C.G. [11710], Mexico Dioscorea convolvulacea var. galeottiana K001148885
Pringle, C.G. [4260], Mexico Dioscorea convolvulacea var. galeottiana K001148886
Lyonnet, E. [650], Mexico Dioscorea lobata K001148907
Pringle, C.G. [4890], Mexico Dioscorea lobata K001148906

First published in Enum. Pl. 5: 409 (1850)

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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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