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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peru to Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Peru

Dioscorea nicolasensis R.Knuth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1985 Beck, G. [s.n.], Bolivia K001171749
Mexia, Y.E.J. [8109], Peru K001150582
Mathias, M.E. [5937], Peru K001150584
Klug, G. [1734], Colombia K001150581
Mexia, Y.E.J. [8109], Peru K001150583
Zarucchi, J.L. [2252], Colombia K001150586
Wasshausen, D.C. [494], Peru K001150585
Bourdy, G. [s.n.], Bolivia K001171748

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 94 (1931)

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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.

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