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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Dioscorea perdicum Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1994 Glaziou, A.F.M. [8997], Rio de Janeiro K000099099 Unknown type material
Pilger [s.n.], Brazil K001149728
Brade [15576], Brazil K001149727
Harley, R.M. [20352], Brazil K001149726
s.coll [6737], Brazil K001149725

First published in Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 13 (1892)

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