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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Mexico, Costa Rica to Ecuador.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 400 m.; Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico Southeast, Panamá

Dioscorea racemosa (Klotzsch) Mottet appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2015 Davidse, G. [28059], Venezuela K001150480
Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [22372], Bolivia K001150462
Skutch, A.F. [2638], Costa Rica K000098985 Unknown type material
Nee, M. [9174], Panama K001150343
McPherson, G.D. [20314], Panama K001150345
Rivera, G. [2130], Costa Rica K001148925
McPherson, G.D. [21176], Panama K001150594
Herrera, G. [6608], Costa Rica K001148922
Vargas, G. [1362], Costa Rica K001148921
Vargas, G. [1362], Costa Rica K001148923
McPherson, G.D. [19964], Panama K001150342
Rivera, G. [2068], Costa Rica K001148924
McPherson, G.D. [20970], Panama K001150341
Hammel, B.E. [20011], Costa Rica K001148927
Hammel, B.E. [20011], Costa Rica K001148926
Hooker [143] K001150344

First published in Dict. Prat. Hort. 2: 217 (1893)

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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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