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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.

[FTEA]

Dioscoreaceae, E. Milne-Redhead. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

Morphology General Habit
Twining dioecious pubescent or glabrous herbs
Morphology Stem
Stems annual, arising from tubers, often prickly especially below
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or opposite, petiolate, often ovate-cordate, usually entire, sometimes deeply or shallowly lobed, occasionally compound with 3–7 leaflets; main nerves of entire leaves conspicuous, digitate, tertiary nervation reticulate
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Aerial tubers sometimes occur, arising in leaf-axils
sex Male
Male inflorescence spicate, racemose or rarely cymose, axillary or forming panicles at the leafless ends of branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 6, all fertile, or 3 reduced to staminodes, inserted at base and shorter than the perianth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Female inflorescence spicate, axillary Male inflorescence spicate, racemose or rarely cymose, axillary or forming panicles at the leafless ends of branches
sex Female
Female inflorescence spicate, axillary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth similar to ♂, with an oblong triquetrous 3-locular ovary immediately beneath; styles 3, short; ovules 2 per locule Perianth suberect or spreading
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule rigid, deeply 3-lobed or triangular-ellipsoid, dehiscing into 3 valves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds up to 2 per locule, variously winged or rarely wingless.

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Aldabra, Algeria, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

California, Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Ireland, Kazan-retto, Marianas, Marquesas, New Zealand North, Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Pitcairn Is., Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Tonga, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Dioscorea Plum. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2017 Johns, R.J. [12906], Papua New Guinea K000062200
Jan 1, 2017 Johns, R.J. [11159], Papua New Guinea K000062199
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [1786], Guyana K001171636
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [2430], Guyana K001171635
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [1952], Guyana K001171668
Jan 1, 1997 Irwin, H.S. [21159], Goiás K001171640
Peal, J. [35], Uganda 17074.000
Peal, J. [33], Uganda 17203.000
Peal, J. [8], Uganda 17209.000
Bampton, S. [26], Belize 23572.000
Bampton, S. [25], Belize 23573.000
Bampton, S. [27], Belize 3677.000
Fay, J.M. [8697], Central African Republic 53773.000
Wilkin, P. [789], Malawi 58317.000
Peal, J. [36], Uganda 6437.000
Peal, J. [26], Uganda 6438.000
South Africa 7096.000
Peal, J. [37], Uganda 7097.000
Rico, L. [1597], Bolivia K000295209
Rico, L. [1603], Bolivia K000295223
Forzza, R.C. [6468], Brazil K001171637
Forzza, R.C. [6326], Minas Gerais K001171639
Shiu Ying Hu [10531], Hong Kong K001141915
s.coll [s.n.], Hong Kong K001141933
Keenan, J. [1656], Myanmar K001143038
Burkill, I.H. [16581], Malaysia K001143487
Burkill, I.H. [16581], Malaysia K001143488
Kochummen, K.M. [2687], Malaysia K001143493
Stone, B.C.M. [10766], Malaysia K001143502
Kiah bin Hadji, M.S. [24300], Thailand K001144199
Put, N. [3764], Thailand K001144200
Larsen, K. [41356A], Thailand K001144202
Christensen, H. [532], Malaysia K001144534
Tai, H. [42527], Malaysia K001144674
Pa'ie, E. [8487], Malaysia K001144679
Eja, M. [S56337] K001144684
Ashton, P.S. [S21460] K001144687
Madani, L. [92005], Malaysia K001144688
Fedilis [88249], Malaysia K001144691
Meijer, W. [134625], Malaysia K001144696
Dewol [109172], Malaysia K001144698
Jacobs, M. [8006], Philippines K001144916
s.coll [1601], Philippines K001144920
s.coll [261], Philippines K001144926
Royen, P. van [4495], Indonesia K001145046
Carr, C.E. [14236], Papua New Guinea K001145070
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145182
Herb Jaeger, P. [7228], Sierra Leone K001146092
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146097
Melville, F.A. [205], Sierra Leone K001146098
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146099
Boughey, A.S. [14743], Côte d'Ivoire K001146104
Hossain [37981], Ghana K001146107
s.coll [381], Nigeria K001146124
Herb Lewalle, J. [6489], Burundi K001146516
Manning, S.D. [1073], Cameroon K001146528
Peal, J. [218], Uganda K001147474
Peal, J. [17], Uganda K001147476
Peal, J. [26], Uganda K001147481
Peal, J. [37], Uganda K001147483
s.coll [Z309] K001147914
Fanshawe, D.B. [F8206], Zambia K001148327
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148471
Clayton, T. [s.n.], Mexico K001149096
Cedillo, R. [69], Mexico K001149102
Smith, A.C. [10237], Dominica K001149431
Prance, G.T. [28934], Brazil K001150147
Harley, R.M. [54787], Brazil K001150149
s.coll [224], Brazil K001150154
Silva, M.B. da [89], Brazil K001150162
Pedralli [2666], Brazil K001150166
Pedralli [2666], Brazil K001150167
Prance, G.T. [5163], Brazil K001150181
Skutch, A.F. [4411], Ecuador K001150190
Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K001150196
Pirani, J.R. [1689], Brazil K001150200
Krapovickas, A. [42796], Brazil K001150214
Plowman, T.C. [6583], Peru K001150220
Mathews, A. [327] K001150746
Robinson, G. [s.n.], Chile K001150752
s.coll [s.n.] K001150754
Peck, M.E. [812], Belize K001149105
Keenan, J. [1640], Myanmar K001143043
Burkill, I.H. [15834], Malaysia K001143486
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145180
Reed, E.C. [s.n.] K001150747
Ridsdale, C.E. [1444], Philippines K001144931
Womersley, J.S. [7818], Papua New Guinea K001145047
Morton, J.K. [3502], Togo K001146109
s.coll [18], United Kingdom K001150853
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 22b] K001150859
Boughey, A.S. [14743], Côte d'Ivoire K001146103
Florence, J. [4367], French Polynesia K001145321
Onochie, C.F.A. [35109], Nigeria K001146121
Breteler, F.J. [4734], Venezuela K001150611
Herrera, G. [8586], Costa Rica K001149108
Pedralli [1646], Brazil K001150168
Peal, J. [9], Uganda K001147471
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [5585], Brazil K001150153
Meurillon, A. [1997], Cameroon K001146519
s.coll [94659], Malaysia K001143506
Beusekom, C.F. [3422], Thailand K001144019
Hepper, F.N. [1095], Nigeria K001146118
Bampton, S.S. [19], Belize K001149106
Calderon [2933], Brazil K001150201
Conklin, H.C. [2516], Philippines K001144930
Streimann, H. [25887], Papua New Guinea K001145055
Akpabla, G.K. [688], Ghana K001171634
Keenan, J. [1380], Myanmar K001142855
Peal, J. [26], Uganda K001147480
Martini, F.W. [5], Tanzania K001147491
Whitmore, T.C. [4241], Malaysia K001143480
Hakki, M. [975], Togo K001146114
Pole-Evans, I.B. [4846], South Africa K001148697
Link, D.A. [VII/80], China K001142003
Whitmore, T.C. [12571], Malaysia K001143494
Prance, G.T. [5129], Brazil K001150182
Peal, J. [7], Uganda K001147478
Streimann, H. [51622], Papua New Guinea K001145051
Langlassé, E. [76] K001149099
Haught, O.L. [2781], Colombia K001150600
Clemens, J. [50570], Malaysia K001144673
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [1198], Cameroon K001146518
Fay, J.M. [4561], Central African Republic K001146525
Kalkman, C. [6327], Indonesia K001145043
Bernardi, L. [8171], Côte d'Ivoire K001146105
Peal, J. [36], Uganda K001147477
Maitland, T.D. [1072], Uganda K001147484
Peal, J. [35], Uganda K001147482
Eiten, G. [6561], Brazil K001150185
Herb Griffith [5542], India K001142741
Millard, A.H. [1390], Malaysia K001143495
Cornejo, X. [5602], Ecuador K001150604
Herb Berro, M.B. [1709], Uruguay K001150743
Paie, I. [S16650], Malaysia K001144685
Krapovickas, A. [42991], Brazil K001150173
Pirani, J.R. [1959], Brazil K001150197
Hall, J.B. [643] K001146110
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 305], Madagascar K001148470
Wood, J.R.I. [21795], Bolivia K001150616
Adam, J.G. [20630], Liberia K001146102
Hinton, G.B. [8038], Mexico K001149098
Trapnell, C.G. [1381], Zambia K001148330
Brass, L.J. [29449], Papua New Guinea K001145040
Hemm, G. [498], South Africa K000728091
Peal, J. [12], Uganda K001147472
s.coll [s.n.] K001150131
Millar, A.N. [48555], Papua New Guinea K001145053
s.coll [22280], India K001142729
s.coll [18], United Kingdom K001150854
Link, D.A. [V/46], China K001142002
Tweedie [4148], Kenya K001147488
Degener, O. [[26277]], Mexico K001149095
Saw On Pe [16421], Myanmar K001143041
Whitmore, T.C. [8828], Malaysia K001143505
Dümmer, R. [1042], Uganda K001147485
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145185
Montes, J.E. [3243], Paraguay K001150213
Suddee, S. [2000], Thailand K000062198
Tutin, T.G. [48], Guyana K001150133
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001150860
Herb Lewalle, J. [6577], Burundi K001146514
Whitmore, T.C. [65], Malaysia K001143485
Thomas, N.W. [1660], Nigeria K001146116
s.coll [s.n.], Argentina K001150750
Clemens, J. [22213], Malaysia K001144681
Krapovickas, A. [40724], Brazil K001150218
Dransfield, J. [1268], Philippines K001144928
Harley, R.M. [24171], Brazil K001150148
Harley, R.M. [24178], Brazil K001150198
Haines, H.H. [CN687], India K001142818
Jackson, J.K. [1968], Sudan K001146538
Everett, B. [13755], Malaysia K001143474
s.coll [402/59 [?]], United Kingdom K001150852
Jacobs, M. [7861], Philippines K001144917
Irvine, F.R. [5130], Ghana K001146112
Talip, A.H. [87005], Malaysia K001144692
Herb Jaeger, P. [8656], Sierra Leone K001146090
Haines, H.H. [5113] K001142816
Elliot, G.F.S. [9303], Uganda K001147486
Pipoly, J.J. [7559], Guyana K001150152
Bordere [s.n.] K001141148
Herb Lewalle, J. [6491], Burundi K001146515
Fanshawe, D.B. [F8255], Zambia K001148328
Meier, W. [3572], Venezuela K001150609
Ashton, P.S. [S17231], Malaysia K001144686
Ratter, J.A. [R3858], Brazil K001150189
Herrera, G. [5813], Costa Rica K001149109
Leopold [82562], Malaysia K001144695
Sigin [112257], Malaysia K001144697
Wong, C.C.Y. [421] K001145320
s.coll [2167] K001147381
Lugo S., H. [1126], Ecuador K001171665
Lugas, L. [1811], Malaysia K001144689
Peal, J. [17], Uganda K001147475
Burkill, I.H. [4408], Malaysia K001143491
Martinelli, G. [9573], Brazil K001150164
Wilkin, P. [1006], Thailand K001143826
Shantz, S.H.L. [51224], Tanzania K001147489
Nash, G.V. [711], Haiti K001149326
Tweedie [1308], Brazil K001150139
Vogel, E.F. de [5560], Indonesia K001144701
Peal, J. [7], Uganda K001147479
Calderon, C.E. [2933], Brazil K001150202
Chautems, A. [89], Brazil K001150207
Bedi, S.J. [2005] K001143035
Whitmore, T.C. [3020], Malaysia K001143477
Sijde, H.A.v.d. [5510], Indonesia K001145042
Manning, S.D. [217], Cameroon K001146527
Gentry, H.S. [11032], Mexico K001149092
Du, N.V. [HNK2776], Vietnam K001144196
Streimann, H. [47988], Papua New Guinea K001145052
Hakki, M. [976], Togo K001146115
Rooden, J. van [631], Colombia K001150599
Frodin, D.G. [4188], Papua New Guinea K001145067
Schodde, R. [5110], Australia K001145178
Thomas, N.W. [2621], Sierra Leone K001146096
Eiten, G. [5819], Brazil K001150216
Henry, A. [10287], China K001142001
Williams, L.W. [13144], Venezuela K001150610
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [970], Indonesia K001144670
Wood, J.R.I. [9966], Bolivia K001150614
Bridges [615], Chile K001150748
Mendoza, D.R. [10274], Philippines K001144925
Wilson, G. [[WB644]], Guyana K001150195
Ward, C.J. [6340], South Africa K001148698
Robert, A. [[466b]], Brazil K001150155
Dawe, M.T. [826], Colombia K001150603
Meurillon, A. [1941], Cameroon K001146520
Peal, J. [32], Uganda K001147461
s.coll [402/59], United Kingdom K001150851
Frodin, D.G. [2082], Papua New Guinea K001145068
Hepper, F.N. [1095], Nigeria K001146119
Herb Berro, M.B. [4766], Uruguay K001150742
s.coll [26], United Kingdom K001150795
Bililong, M. [386], Cameroon K001146524
Wood, J.R.I. [19334], Bolivia K001150619
Brass, L.J. [14074], Indonesia K001145063
Croft, J.R. [14997], Papua New Guinea K001145073
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148473
Matuda, E. [2781], Mexico K001149100
Martén, S. [749], Costa Rica K001149107
Usteri, P.A. [329b], Brazil K001150176
Harley, R.M. [11508], Brazil K001150178
Peal, J. [8], Uganda K001147470
Jenman [4922], Guyana K001150134
Adjakidjè, V. [1858], Benin K000062193
Clarke, C.B. [21002], India K001142817
Poore, M.E.D. [406], Malaysia K001143478
Carr, C.E. [11846], Papua New Guinea K001145071
Schneider, C.K. [1559], China K001142007
Krapovickas, A. [35857], Argentina K001150753
Wood, J.R.I. [21873], Bolivia K001150618
Zapfack, L. [895], Cameroon K000339394
Jacobs, M. [7701], Philippines K001144922
Hossain [37981], Ghana K001146106
Ratter, J.A. [R3087], Brazil K001150171
s.coll [H890/61], Brazil K001150156
Heringer, E.P. [5967], Brazil K001150163
Kanehira [s.n.], Indonesia K001145061
Ratter, J.A. [R3063], Brazil K001150187
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 12] K001150855
Millard, A.H. [1666], Malaysia K001143497
Wilkin, P. [T970], Thailand K000809630
Keenan, J. [1749], Myanmar K001143042
Dewol Sundaling [83843], Malaysia K001144694
Manning, S.D. [258], Cameroon K001146526
Tavares, A.S. [56], Brazil K001150159
Gardner [4012] K001150138
Chase, M.W. [16309 [?]], Sri Lanka K001143036
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6033], Cameroon K001146522
Trapnell, C.G. [1381], Zambia K001148329
Woodgyer, E. [2756], Brazil K001150151
Whitmore, T.C. [4422], Malaysia K001143489
Herb Maingay, A.C. [1702], Malaysia K001143382
Clemens, J. [20610], Malaysia K001144682
Streimann, H. [44593], Papua New Guinea K001145054
Cabrera, A.L. [12598], Chile K001150751
Burchell [8259], Brazil K001150144
Lewis, G.P. [2849], Ecuador K001150191
Grubb, P.J. [639], Colombia K001150602
Motan [83499], Malaysia K001143500
Wood, J.R.I. [16983], Bolivia K001150169
Versteegh, C. [4755], Indonesia K001145041
Nash, G.V. [1583], Haiti K001149433
Grubb, P.J. [552], Colombia K001150601
Krapovickas, A. [32255], Bolivia K001150612
Peal, J. [32], Uganda K001147460
Agra, M.F. [1212], Brazil K001150215
Lewis, G.P. [2632], Ecuador K001150605
Nimanong, B. [229], Thailand K001143681
Nurainas [2530], Indonesia K001144667
Lewis, G.P. [3177], Ecuador K001150606
Eggers [1740], Dominican Republic K001149432
Kiah bin Hadji, M.S. [SFN32120], Malaysia K001143504
Huaylla, H. [952], Bolivia K001150620
Bernardi, L. [19883], Taiwan K001171633
Rafidah, A.R. [FRI 64409], Malaysia K000062202
Jacobs, M. [7710], Philippines K001144919
Tutin, T.G. [51], Guyana K001150135
Whitmore, T.C. [12784], Malaysia K001143482
Hoogland, R.D. [10240] K001145048
Herb Jaeger, P. [8651], Sierra Leone K001146089
Ridsdale, C.E. [30381], Papua New Guinea K001145062
Lugo S., H. [1049], Ecuador K001171664
Kahurananga, J. [2568], Tanzania K001147492
Wilkin, P. [877], Thailand K001143702
Kirkbride, J.H. [2901], Brazil K001150145
Pirani, J.R. [1936], Brazil K001150206
Kerenga, K. [56934], Papua New Guinea K001145082
Galbraith, W. [3031], Australia K001145179
Edaño, G.E. [37803], Philippines K001144921
Spruce [81] K001150193
Dewol [80508], Malaysia K001144693
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148475
Pirani, J.R. [1626], Brazil K001150203
Whitmore, T.C. [20681], Malaysia K001143481
Elwes, H.J. [450-14 [?]], United Kingdom K001144197
Gautier, L. [LG5568], Madagascar K000062192
Whitmore, T.C. [903], Malaysia K001143501
Andau, D. [1109], Malaysia K001144676
Streimann, H. [25862], Papua New Guinea K001145050
Mutimushi, J.M. [2962], Zambia K001148326
Heringer, E.P. [18318], Brazil K001150209
Jacobs, M. [8005], Philippines K001144918
Harley, R.M. [11345], Brazil K001150188
Haswell, D.R. [111], Sierra Leone K001146091
Kerenga, K. [56934], Papua New Guinea K001145083
s.coll [3971], Guyana K001150755
Kochummen, K.M. [2143], Malaysia K001143507
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145125
Burchell [3172], Brazil K001150172
Komaromi. R. [546], Cameroon K000023407
Brass, L.J. [32479], Papua New Guinea K001145039
Womersley, J.S. [19061], Papua New Guinea K001145069
Hall, J.B. [51] K001146113
Whitmore, T.C. [15177], Malaysia K001143503
Wilkin, P. [876], Thailand K001143908
Erwin [S27406], Malaysia K001144677
Burchell, W.J. [3611], Brazil K001150194
Schipp, W.A. [860], Belize K001148852
Cuming, H. [449], Chile K001150744
Deighton, F.C. [779], Ghana K001146108
Heringer, E.P. [6044], Brazil K001150208
Simaga, J.M. [701], Papua New Guinea K001145080
Pierre, L. [7003], Vietnam K001144062
Jacobs, M. [5060], Malaysia K001144678
Philcox, D. [4672], Brazil K001150179
Haines, H.H. [351], India K001142819
Jenman [7435], Guyana K001149957
Keenan, J. [1655], Myanmar K001143037
Gutierrez, H.G. [117135], Philippines K001144927
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6077], Cameroon K001146521
Larsen, K. [41356B], Thailand K001144203
Pullen, R. [7627], Papua New Guinea K001145064
Phillipson, P.B. [4149], Madagascar K000523579
Chase [21050], Thailand K001143582
Hinton, G.B. [1519], Mexico K001149089
Maesen, L.J.G. van der [3049], India K001143039
Anderson, J.A.R. [15970], Malaysia K001144683
Eyma, P.J. [4653], Indonesia K001145044
Bampton, S.S. [8], Belize K001148853
Espinosa, R. [E1556], Ecuador K001150217
Harley, R.M. [16874], Brazil K001150210
Philippi, R.A. [621], Chile K001150749
Manning, S.D. [374], Cameroon K001146529
Usteri, P.A. [342b], Brazil K001150165
Prance, G.T. [23151], Brazil K001150175
Humblot, L. [454], Comoros K000728285
Burkill, I.H. [15832], Malaysia K001143483
Kollmann, L. [1214], Brazil K001171726
Gentry, H.S. [10868], Mexico K001149103
Poiteau, P.A. [s.n.] K001150132
Amachi [38289], Nigeria K001146122
Harley, R.M. [17110], Brazil K001150212
Lewis, G.P. [3177], Ecuador K001150607
Burchell [6344], Brazil K001150140
Wilkin, P. [843A], Thailand K001144204
Vandenberg, J. [42270], Papua New Guinea K001145037
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145183
Schodde, R. [4527], Papua New Guinea K001145035
Hall, J.B. [51] K001146111
Millard, A.H. [1830], Malaysia K001143492
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [206], Indonesia K001144668
Streimann, H. [44010], Papua New Guinea K001145038
Streimann, H. [27777], Papua New Guinea K001145057
Edwards, K.S. [234], Venezuela K001150608
Corner, E.J.H. [32499], Malaysia K001143508
s.coll [s.n.] K001150861
Morrison, A. [5185], Australia K001145181
Waibuta, L.V. [98], Fiji K001145319
s.coll [2014], Bolivia K001150613
Riedel, L. [s.n.], Indonesia K001144699
Eiten, G. [8777], Brazil K001150143
Maitland [34], Cameroon K001146530
Houngnon, P. [6876], Benin K000062194
Millard, A.H. [1811], Malaysia K001143498
Bartlett, A.W. [8386] K001149430
Granville, J.J. de [6092] K001150136
Bampton, S.S. [30], Belize K001149104
Burchell [6561], Brazil K001150141
Anderson, J.A.R. [9001], Malaysia K001144680
Haswell, D.R. [139], Sierra Leone K001146095
s.coll [1012], Brazil K001150183
Pirani, J.R. [1689], Brazil K001150199
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 16] K001150856
Onochie, C.F.A. [40185], Nigeria K001146123
Reekmans, M. [6984], Burundi K001146523
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148472
Krapovickas, A. [35366], Brazil K001150174
Clarke, C.B. [21304 A], India K001142707
Pullen, R. [6970], Papua New Guinea K001145059
Benoit, M.P.O.M. [428], Cameroon K001146517
Brade, A.C. [18821], Brazil K001150184
Forrest, G. [8162], China K001142006
Millard, A.H. [1882], Malaysia K001143490
Pullen, R. [6805], Papua New Guinea K001145060
Iganci, J.R.V. [813], Santa Catarina K001171677
Larsen, K. [44478B], Thailand K001144201
Hinton, G.B. [4125], Mexico K001149093
Bernardi, L. [19883], Taiwan K001150862
s.coll [5108 a], India K001142691
Jayasuriya, A.H.M. [3832], Sri Lanka K001142307
Keenan, J. [791], Myanmar K001143040
Streimann, H. [44573], Papua New Guinea K001145049
Sulit, M.D. [2666], Philippines K001144924
Simaga, J.M. [702], Papua New Guinea K001145081
Julius, A. [FRI 57816], Malaysia K000062201
Mendoza, D.R. [18400], Philippines K001144929
Burchell, W.J. [s.n.], Brazil K001150170
Ridsdale [33445], Papua New Guinea K001145056
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145184
Onochie, C.F.A. [35120], Nigeria K001146120
Haniff, M. [14201], Malaysia K001143479
Mexia, Y.E.J. [8879], Mexico K001149094
Matuda, E. [2817], Mexico K001149097
KMK [99965], Malaysia K001143475
Herb Jaeger, P. [3927], Sierra Leone K001146088
Hinton, G.B. [6716], Mexico K001149090
Redden, K.M. [3556], Venezuela K001150192
Strudwick, J.J. [4032A], Brazil K001150146
Cavalerie, J. [7601], China K001142004
Humblot [1454] K000728284
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 6] K001150857
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146100
Wood, J.R.I. [21818], Bolivia K001150617
Malhotra, C.L. [42644], India K001142803
Herb Jaeger, P. [6915], Sierra Leone K001146093
Heringer, E.P. [6644], Brazil K001150157
Prance, G.T. [4891], Brazil K001150204
Fiebrig, K.A.G. [[53225b]], Brazil K001150158
Harley, R.M. [54769], Brazil K001150150
Espinosa, R. [1556], Ecuador K001150219
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 13] K001150858
Kerenga, K. [76430], Papua New Guinea K001145072
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148474
Bakia, K. [408], Malaysia K001144690
Peal, J. [13], Uganda K001147473
Cardoso, D. [1989], Brazil K001150205
s.coll [2000], Brazil K001150161
Maas, P.J.M. [1780], Panama K001150598
Wood, J.R.I. [16831], Bolivia K001150621
Robinson, G. [s.n.], Chile K001150745
Forrest, G. [8162], China K001142005
Eyma, P.J. [3505], Indonesia K001144700
Hinton, G.B. [11252], Mexico K001149091
Rico, L. [2085], Cuba K001149434
Sulit, M.D. [2778], Philippines K001144923
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [18015], Indonesia K001144672
Adames, P. [470], Liberia K001146101
W.L.G. [7], South Africa K001148515
Schodde, R. [4773], Papua New Guinea K001145036
Lugo S., H. [873], Ecuador K001171666
Ruffo [3115], Tanzania K001147493
Burkill, I.H. [1470], Malaysia K001143304
Wilkin, P. [T971], Thailand K000809752
Whitmore, T.C. [236], Malaysia K001143496
Millard, A.H. [1811], Malaysia K001143499
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [63], Indonesia K001144671
s.coll [s.n.] K001144198
Arga, M.F. [1139], Brazil K001150142
Usteri, P.A. [344b], Brazil K001150177
Martini, F.W. [4], Tanzania K001147490
Ratter, J.A. [R1602], Brazil K001150186
Whitmore, T.C. [3210], Malaysia K001143484
Pullen, R. [6970], Papua New Guinea K001145058
Herb Jaeger, P. [8145], Sierra Leone K001146094
Lawlor, D.W. [45584], Nigeria K001146117
Whitmore, T.C. [12940], Malaysia K001143473
Clemens [5387], Papua New Guinea K001145066
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001150137
Chew, W.L. [CWL1388], Malaysia K001144675
Sualiere, A. [734], India K001142284
Hiep, N.T. [NTH 3267], Vietnam K001144028
Pulsford, M. [5428], Papua New Guinea K001145045
Frodin, D.G. [[823]], Papua New Guinea K001145065

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)

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