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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Sarawak).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo

Tacca bibracteata Drenth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1972 Synge, P.M. [1335], Sarawak K000292187 isotype
Cowley, J. [179], Brunei K001140329
Sands, M.J.S. [5986], Brunei K001140323
Coode, M.J.E. [7282], Brunei K001140326
Ashton, P.S. [S.18369], Malaysia K001140320
Coode, M.J.E. [7282], Brunei K001140325
Said, I.M. [BRUN 17311], Brunei K001140331
Coode, M.J.E. [7775], Brunei K001140327
Sands, M.J.S. [5986], Brunei K001140321
Ahmad, J.H.A. [BRUN 16937], Brunei K001140330
Dransfield, J. [JD7097], Brunei K001140324
Richards, P.W. [1569], Malaysia K001140319
Coode, M.J.E. [7775], Brunei K001140328
Sands, M.J.S. [5986], Brunei K001140322

First published in Blumea 20: 395 (1972 publ. 1973)

Accepted by

  • Boyce, P.C. & Julia, S. (2006). A review of entire-leaved Tacca (Dioscoreaceae) in Sarawak, Borneo Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 58: 25-40.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

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