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

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest

Dioscorea morelosana (Uline) Matuda appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 29, 2005 Pringle, C.G. [7341], Mexico Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana K000098983 isotype
Hinton, G.B. [6469], Mexico Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana K001148903
Hinton, G.B. [11426], Mexico Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana K001148905
Hinton, G.B. [13217], Mexico Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana K001148902
Hinton, G.B. [13217], Mexico Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana K001148904

First published in Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 24: 61 (1953)

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