1. Family: Dioscoreaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Dioscorea Plum. ex L.
      1. Dioscorea amazonum Mart. ex Griseb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Dioscorea amazonum Mart. ex Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2015 Chavez, J. [75], Peru K001150572
    Nov 1, 1994 Hostmann [883], Surinam K000099137 Unknown type material
    Harley, R.M. [10534], Brazil K001150026
    Harley, R.M. [10534], Brazil K001150027
    Harley, R.M. [10535], Brazil K001150028
    Hunt, D.R. [5809], Brazil K001150023
    Schultes, R.E. [14610], Colombia K001150514
    Cowan, R.S. [38629], Brazil K001150030
    Milliken, W. [267], Brazil K001150029
    Steyermark, J.A. [95340], Venezuela K001150519
    Davidse, G. [26732], Venezuela K001150520
    Maas, P.J.M. [484], Brazil K001150021
    Freire-Fierro, A. [2515], Ecuador K001150527
    Schomburgk, R. [1460], Guyana K000099133 Unknown type material
    Schomburgk, R. [885/1460], Guyana K000099134
    Liesner, R.L. [16510], Venezuela K001150521
    Liesner, R.L. [17413], Venezuela K001150522
    Liesner, R.L. [15743], Venezuela K001150523
    Calderón, C.E. [2687], Brazil K001150019
    Plowman, T.C. [7708], Venezuela K001150517
    Plowman, T.C. [7708], Venezuela K001150518
    Thomas, W.W. [3355], Venezuela K001150525
    Thomas, W.W. [3380], Venezuela K001150526
    Barbosa, C. [8422], Colombia K001150516
    Prance, G.T. [1336], Brazil K001150025
    Argent, G.C.G. [6542], Brazil K001150022
    Diaz, W. [7467], Venezuela K001150524
    Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [3178], Guyana K001150034
    s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001150020
    s.coll [1536], Brazil K001150024
    s.coll [[740]], Colombia K001150513
    s.coll [430], Peru K001150528
    Zarucchi, J. [2191], Colombia K001150515
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [6005], Brazil K001150031

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 39 (1842)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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