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This species is accepted, and its native range is China to Central & S. Japan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China Southeast, Japan, Korea

Dioscorea septemloba Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K001141289
Watanabe, H. [126] K001141292
Takeda, H. [[8]], Japan K001141293
Suzuki, S. [398, 047], Japan K001141294
Makino, T. [214], Japan K001141291
Furuse, M. [43319], Japan K001141298
Makino, T. [48], Japan K001141290
Suzuki, S. [398, 046], Japan K001141296
Suzuki, S. [398, 046], Japan K001141295
Furuse, M. [47929], Japan K001141299
Mizushima, M. [551], Japan K001141297

First published in J.A.Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 889 (1784)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

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