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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Chile.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Chile Central

Dioscorea humilis Bertero ex Colla appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Smith, E.E. [91], United Kingdom K001150813
Bridges [166] Epipetrum humile K000099312
Cuming [686], Chile Epipetrum humile K000099313
Mathews [s.n.], Chile Epipetrum humile K000099314
s.coll [s.n.] Epipetrum humile K001150715
s.coll [s.n.] Epipetrum humile K001150714
Bridges [s.n.], Chile Epipetrum humile K001150717
Cuming, H. [686], Chile Epipetrum humile K001150716

First published in Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 39: 12 (1836)

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