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

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Dioscorea triandria Sessé & Moc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pringle, C.G. [10127], Mexico Dioscorea militaris K001148909
Pringle, C.G. [13222], Mexico Dioscorea militaris K001148908

First published in Pl. Nov. Hisp.: 172 (1890)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Unplaced Name.]
  • Téllez Valdés, O., Fernández de Caleya, P.B. & Rico Acre, L. (2010). Tipificación y actualización nomenclatural en Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae) descritas o relacionadas con las colecciones de Martín de Sessé y José Mariano Mociño Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 67: 49-63. [Cited as Dioscorea militaris.]

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