Dioscorea japonica Thunb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Assam to Japan.

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Taiwan

Introduced into:

Ogasawara-shoto

Dioscorea japonica Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bullock, T.L. [245], China K000098139 syntype Yes
Shearer, G. [s.n.], China K000098140 syntype Yes
Suzuki, S. [[88-404,006]], Japan K001141837 Yes
Furuse, M. [52969], Japan K001141845 Yes
Taquet, T. [1620], South Korea K001141848 Yes
Furuse, M. [21643], Japan K001141851 Yes
Nie, M.X. [92297], China K001141859 Yes
Chung, H.H. [3279], China K001141863 Yes
Komarov [s.n.] K001141895 Yes
Glass, J. [22D], Japan K001150814 Yes
Cavalerie, J. [7604], China K001141881 Yes
s.coll [92] K001141857 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001142668 Yes
Cribb, P.J. [ASBK527], China K001141861 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5107] K001104813 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5107], India K001104816 Yes
s.coll [79a/35] K001141836 Yes
Suzuki, S. [[88-404,007]], Japan K001141838 Yes
Wang Yang-Ming [311], China K001141878 Yes
Yinger, B.R. [2572] K001141849 Yes
Kanai, H. [s.n.], Japan K001141840 Yes
Cavalerie, J. [236], China K001141868 Yes
Chung, H.H. [2933], China K001141862 Yes
Yao, K. [10473], China K001141856 Yes
Tsiang, Y. [5534], China K001141866 Yes
Furuse, M. [40210], Japan K001141842 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5107], Myanmar K001104815 Yes
Law, Y.W. [878], China K001141876 Yes
Furuse, M. [52969], Japan K001141844 Yes
Chung, H.H. [3279], China K001141867 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5107], Myanmar K001104814 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001141850 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], China K001141860 Yes
Sonohara, S. [7], Japan K001141841 Yes
Xiao Bai-Zhong [4220], China K001141854 Yes
Chun, N.K. [41535], China K001141880 Yes
Wilson, E.H. [9522], South Korea K001141846 Yes
Kobayashi, S. [15022], Japan K001141843 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5107], India K001104817 Yes
Chow [105], China K001141858 Yes
Law, Y.W. [878], China K001141877 Yes
Togasi, M. [1098], Japan K001141839 Yes
Liou, T.N. [148bis], China K001141865 Yes
Taquet, T. [3317], South Korea K001141847 Yes
s.coll [79/35] K001141835 No
s.coll [s.n.], United Kingdom K001141855 Yes
Ching, R.C. [2484], China K001141864 Yes
Wang Yang-Ming [352], China K001141879 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5107], India K001104818 Yes

First published in J.A.Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 889 (1784)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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