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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ontario to Central & E. U.S.A.

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Introduced into:

Cuba, Leeward Is.

Dioscorea villosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll [s.n.] K001148775
Gramt. L.H. [s.n.], USA K001148777
s.coll [s.n.], USA K001148782
James, J. [2862], USA K001148779
Chase, V.H. [15310], USA K001148774
James, J.F. [2862], USA K001148778
s.coll [s.n.], USA K001148776
s.coll [7233], USA K001148781
s.coll [s.n.] K001148773
s.coll [s.n.] K001148783
French, G.H. [2862], USA K001148780
Soper, J.H. [2294], USA Dioscorea villosa f. glabrifolia K001148818
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108] Dioscorea sativa K001104819
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 5108], Malaysia Dioscorea sativa K001104821
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5108], Myanmar Dioscorea sativa K001104824
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5108] Dioscorea sativa K001104820
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108], Bangladesh Dioscorea sativa K001104823
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5108], Myanmar Dioscorea sativa K001104825
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108], India Dioscorea sativa K001104822 Unknown type material
Biswas, K. [4214], India Dioscorea sativa K001143018
Hohenacker, R.F. [2162 bb], India Dioscorea sativa K001143019
Montero, O.G. [254], Chile Dioscorea longifolia K001150665

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

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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