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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Cuba.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cuba

Dioscorea wrightii Uline ex R.Knuth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wright, C. [3255], Cuba K000099052 Unknown type material
Hioram, B. [2087], Cuba K001149224
Curtis, A.H. [506] K001149388
Curtis, A.H. [505] K001149387
Nash, G.V. [1583], Haiti K001149225
Curtis, A.H. [506] K001149389
Wright, C. [692], Cuba K001149218
Shafer, J.A. [13436], Cuba K001149219
Curtis, A.H. [506] K001149390
Taylor, N. [185], Cuba K001149391
Shafer, J.A. [13525], Cuba K001149222
Shafer, J.A. [13436], Cuba K001149223
Shafer, J.A. [13525], Cuba K001149220
Shafer, J.A. [13525], Cuba K001149221

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Pérez-Camacho, J. & Raz, L. (2017). Flora de la República de Cuba, Ser. A, 22(1): 1-63.

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