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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India, Sri Lanka, E. Himalaya to Myanmar.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka

Dioscorea oppositifolia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Xiao, B.Z. [4384], China K001141998
Barnes, E. [1027], India K001142923
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5104] K001104783
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5104] K001104784
Barnes, E. [1000], India K001142922
Xiao, B.Z. [4461], China K001141997
Henry, A. [2023], China Dioscorea opposita K000098162
Tsiang, Y. [5388], China Dioscorea opposita K001141756
Wang Zhong-tao [870356], China Dioscorea opposita K001141771
Howdry, H. [26], China Dioscorea opposita K001141783
Cheng, C.H. [3140], China Dioscorea opposita K001141793
s.coll [[77]] Dioscorea opposita K001141806
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141809
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141811
Tsiang, Y. [5444], China Dioscorea opposita K001141762
s.coll [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141803
Ching, R.C. [1958], China Dioscorea opposita K001141753
Wang, F.T. [22530a], China Dioscorea opposita K001141787
Wang, F.T. [20740a], China Dioscorea opposita K001141788
Wang, F.T. [22139], China Dioscorea opposita K001141763
Chow, H.F. [40451], China Dioscorea opposita K001141786
Wang, F.T. [20738a], China Dioscorea opposita K001141769
Fang, W.P. [7413], China Dioscorea opposita K001141798
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141813
Chiao, C.Y. [3106], China Dioscorea opposita K001141774
Wang, F.T. [22198a], China Dioscorea opposita K001141767
Chiao, C.Y. [14075], China Dioscorea opposita K001141754
Tsiang, Y. [5519], China Dioscorea opposita K001141757
Chiao, C.Y. [2711], China Dioscorea opposita K001141755
Cavalerie, J. [7599], China Dioscorea opposita K001141800
s.coll [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141777
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141810
Merrill, E.D. [11307], China Dioscorea opposita K001141760
Steward, A.N. [7274], China Dioscorea opposita K001141795
Faurie, P. [811], Japan Dioscorea opposita K001141791
s.coll [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141805
Steward, A.N. [9676], China Dioscorea opposita K001141752
Law, Y.W. [757], China Dioscorea opposita K001141776
Wang, F.T. [21898], China Dioscorea opposita K001141766
Wang, F.T. [22139], China Dioscorea opposita K001141764
Wang, Z.T. [870177], China Dioscorea opposita K001141770
s.coll [246 [?]] Dioscorea opposita K001141804
Cheo, H.C. [357], China Dioscorea opposita K001141794
Gay, J.É. [s.n.] Dioscorea opposita K001141778
Merrill, E.D. [11307], China Dioscorea opposita K001141801
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141808
Faber, E. [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141761
Meyer, F.N. [1608], China Dioscorea opposita K001141802
Wang, F.T. [23561], China Dioscorea opposita K001141765
Ching, R.C. [8725], China Dioscorea opposita K001141751
Farges, R.P. [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141792
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141784
Hickin, H.J. [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141785
Fang, W.P. [2147], China Dioscorea opposita K001141759
Wang, F.T. [22154], China Dioscorea opposita K001141789
Tsai, H.T. [50188], China Dioscorea opposita K001141768
s.coll [624], China Dioscorea opposita K001141796
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141812
Tsiang, Y. [5444], China Dioscorea opposita K001141758
Steward, A.N. [2381], China Dioscorea opposita K001141750
Henry, A. [1538], China Dioscorea opposita K001141780
Wang Yang-Ming [405], China Dioscorea opposita K001141773
s.coll [s.n.] Dioscorea opposita K001141779
Henry, A. [1857], China Dioscorea opposita K001141781
s.coll [s.n.], Japan Dioscorea opposita K001141782
s.coll [207], United Kingdom Dioscorea opposita K001141807
Steward, A.N. [7274], China Dioscorea opposita K001141799
Ching, R.C. [8461], China Dioscorea opposita K001141797
Zhou Zhong-ze [153], China Dioscorea opposita K001141772
Dorsett, P.H. [789], China Dioscorea opposita K001141790
Balfour, I.B. [s.n.], China Dioscorea opposita K001141775

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Bhattacharya, R.P., Pal, D.C. & Pati, B.R. (2014). A sytematic census of monocot climbers of Bihar anf Jharkhand states Indian Journal of Forestry 37: 317-324.
  • 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.
  • Samanta, A.K. (2006). The genus Dioscorea L. in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas - a census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 555-563.
  • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Samanta, A.K. (2006). The genus Dioscorea L. in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas - a census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 555-563.
  • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.

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