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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Yunnan) to Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, China South-Central, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Dioscorea decipiens Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Larsen, K. [34212], Thailand K001144181
Wilkin, P. [932], Thailand K001144185
Wilkin, P. [860], Thailand K001144189
Wilkin, P. [1067], Thailand K001144173
Wilkin, P. [988], Thailand K001144163
Smith, H.C. [13730], Myanmar K001142988
Wilkin, P. [914], Thailand K001144158
Wilkin, P. [879], Thailand K001144192
Haines, H.H. [5129], Myanmar K001142982
Garrett, H.B.G. [1339], Thailand K001144182
Wilkin, P. [1095], Thailand K001144170
Winit, K. [765], Thailand K001144177
Garrett, H.B.G. [1339], Thailand K001144183
Wilkin, P. [1048], Thailand K001144168
Huk, A. [100], Myanmar K001142983
Wilkin, P. [914], Thailand K001144159
Lace, J.H. [4946], Myanmar K001142986
Kerr, A.F.G. [1449], Thailand K001144174
Wilkin, P. [879], Thailand K001144191
Wilkin, P. [1084], Thailand K001144167
Charoenphol, C. [4350], Thailand K001144180
Haines, H.H. [5129], Myanmar K001142987
Kerr, A.F.G. [5651], Thailand K001144176
Wilkin, P. [1048], Thailand K001144169
Wilkin, P. [1091], Thailand K001144172
Wilkin, P. [860], Thailand K001144188
Wilkin, P. [860], Thailand K001144187
Wilkin, P. [1092], Thailand K001144171
Collett, H. [885], Myanmar K001142984
Wilkin, P. [978], Thailand K001144162
Vogt, G.B. [BU-464], Myanmar K001142980
Wilkin, P. [1015], Thailand K001144164
Hansen, B. [12729], Thailand K001144175
Wilkin, P. [1015], Thailand K001144165
Wilkin, P. [861], Thailand K001144190
Vogt, G.B. [BU-464], Myanmar K001142981
Wilkin, P. [932], Thailand K001144186
Larsen, K. [34264], Thailand K001144179
Kerr, A.F.G. [20632], Thailand K001144178
Kerr, F.H.W. [296], Thailand K001144184
Wilkin, P. [1043], Thailand K001144166
Henry, A. [13169], China K001141999
Wilkin, P. [978], Thailand K001144161
Prazer, J.C. [364], Myanmar K001142985
Wilkin, P. [922], Thailand K001144160

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Wilkin, P., Thapyai, C. & Chayamarit, K. (2007). Lectotypification of Dioscorea L. (Dioscoreaceae) names from Thailand Kew Bulletin 62: 251-258.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0