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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Central America.

Native to:

Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Dioscorea floribunda M.Martens & Galeotti appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 22, 2005 Barclay [[19]] K000400053 holotype
Schipp, W.A. [675], Belize K001148992
Schipp, W.A. [1135], Belize K001148994
Matuda, E. [1743], Mexico K001148989
Matuda, E. [1743], Mexico K001148990
Matuda, E. [2143], Mexico K001148991
Matuda, E. [974], Mexico K001148999
Galeotti, H.G. [5460], Veracruz K000098998 holotype
Galeotti, H.G. [5460], Veracruz K000098999 Unknown type material
Peck, M.E. [964], Belize K001148995
Bernoulli [844], Guatemala K001149000
Gaumer, G.F. [925], Mexico K001148993
Gaumer, G.F. [926], Mexico K001148998
Bampton, S.S. [17], Belize K001148996
Bampton, S.S. [2], Belize K001148997
Bampton, S.S. [13], Belize K001149003
Bampton, S.S. [27], Belize K001149004
Wallnöfer, B. [9476], Guatemala K001148988
s.coll [27], United Kingdom K001150807
s.coll [27], United Kingdom K001150808

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 9(2): 391 (1842)

Accepted by

  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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