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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Guyana, Venezuela

Dioscorea orthogoneura Uline ex Hochr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [15073], Bolivia K001150588
Jan 1, 1984 Burchell [8623], Brazil K000099128 syntype
Jan 1, 1984 Burchell [8187], Brazil K000099129 syntype
Jan 1, 1984 Burchell [6306], Brazil K000099130 syntype
Philcox, D. [4690], Brazil K001149985
Philcox, D. [3219], Brazil K001149986
Gardner [3478], Brazil Dioscorea orthogoneura var. brevispicata K000099126 isotype
Gardner [3478], Brazil Dioscorea orthogoneura var. brevispicata K000099127 holotype

First published in Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 267 (1910)

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