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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China to Temp. E. Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto

Dioscorea quinquelobata Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oldham, R. [890], Japan K001141439
Murata, G. [19663], Japan K001141445
James, H.E.M. [s.n.] K001141458
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K001141452
Furuse, M. [47186], Japan K001141466
Furuse, M. [11826], Japan K001141462
Oldham, R. [893], Japan K001141441
Togasi, M. [1085], Japan K001141454
Furuse, M. [47748], Japan K001141464
Furuse, M. [11683], Japan K001141460
Furuse, M. [11683], Japan K001141459
Yinger, B.R. [2527], North Korea K001141457
Taquet, T. [1621], South Korea K001141449
Rock, J.F.C. [14752], China K001141453
Furuse, M. [47748], Japan K001141463
Dunn, S.T. [176/1], Japan K001141448
Oldham, R. [890], Japan K001141446
Furuse, M. [11826], Japan K001141461
s.coll [s.n.], Japan K001141444
s.coll [s.n.], Japan K001141438
Furuse, M. [52941], Japan K001141465
Herb Drake, E. [s.n.] K001141456
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.] K001141442
Burger, W.C. [s.n.] K001141443
Oldham, R. [890], Japan K001141440
Togasi, M. [TSM 1085], Japan K001141450
Savatier, P.A.L. [[1250]], Japan K001141455
s.coll [s.n.] K001141451

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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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0