1. Family: Dioscoreaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Dioscorea Plum. ex L.
      1. Dioscorea acanthogene Rusby

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Paraguay.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru

    Dioscorea acanthogene Rusby appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150262
    Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150263
    Apr 1, 2015 Wood, J.R.I. [18297], Bolivia K001150264
    Apr 1, 2015 Kollmann, L. [11209], Brazil K001171691
    Apr 1, 2015 Haught, O.L. [1454], Colombia K001150556
    Apr 1, 2015 Demuner, V. [1904], Brazil K001171719
    Jan 1, 2010 Prance, G.T. [5163], Rondônia K001171671
    Jan 1, 1984 Rusby, H.H. [556], Bolivia K000099272 isotype
    Ratter, J.A. [R6443], Brazil K001150101
    Bang, M. [1379], Bolivia K001150551
    Williams, R.S. [245], Bolivia K000099271 Unknown type material
    Krukoff, B.A. [10004], Bolivia K001150552
    Cuatrecasas, J. [13018], Colombia K001150550
    Plowman, T.C. [8184], Brazil K001150100
    Mathias, M.E. [5323], Peru K001150545
    Williams, R.S. [464], Bolivia K001150553
    s.coll [4013] K001150099
    André, É.F. [433], Colombia K001150548
    André, É.F. [433], Colombia K001150549
    Burchell [8701], Brazil K001150098
    Lewis, G.P. [3210], Ecuador Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150566
    Lewis, G.P. [3210], Ecuador Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150567
    Wasshausen, D.C. [550], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150560
    Wasshausen, D.C. [519], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150561
    Klug, G. [3977], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150562
    Klug, G. [3977], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150563
    Schunke Vigo, J. [4769], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150558
    Schunke Vigo, J. [2034], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150564
    Belshaw, C.M. [3179], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150565
    Plowman, T.C. [7561], Peru Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150559
    Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [6622], Bolivia Dioscorea apurimacensis K001150557
    Nov 1, 1994 Fiebrig, K. [4572], Paraguay Dioscorea paraguayensis K000099084 isotype
    Gardner [4013], Brazil Dioscorea paraguayensis K000099085 paratype
    Macbride, J.F. [4641], Peru Dioscorea pozucoensis K000099259
    Nov 1, 1994 Hassler, E. [8298], Paraguay Dioscorea gouanioides K000099086 isotype
    Hassler, E. [8298], Paraguay Dioscorea gouanioides K000524756 isotype
    Coradin, L. [7996], Brazil Dioscorea gouanioides K001149598
    Burchell [8731-2], Brazil Dioscorea gouanioides K001149597

    First published in Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 492 (1910)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • 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/
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    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/
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