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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Cuba to Hispaniola.

Native to:

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

Dioscorea haitiensis R.Knuth appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ark. Bot. 20A(5): 6 (1926)

Accepted by

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

Not accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Rajania ovata.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Rajania ovata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Rajania ovata.]

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