Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.

[FTEA]

Dioscoreaceae, E. Milne-Redhead. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

Morphology General Habit
Tuber replaced annually, much divided with short or cylindric round-ended root-bearing lobes up to 2.5 cm. in diameter, spreading or descending to ± 30 cm.
Morphology Stem
Twining stems up to 10 m. high, pubescent and beset sparsely or rather densely with prickles.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate; petiole up to 20 cm. long, pubescent, usually with a few scattered prickles; leaflets with petiolule up to 10 mm. long, adpressed pubescent, glabrescent above, discolourous and lanate, rarely sparsely hirsute beneath; median leaflet obovoid, acutely acuminate, cuneate or rounded at the base, conspicuously 3-nerved from just above the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Male inflorescence paniculate, the ultimate branches spreading in all directions forming dense subsessile cylindric spikelets up to 15 mm. long, subsessile or on peduncles up to 5 mm. long; bracts broadly ovate, adpressed to the perianth and partly concealing it, densely pubescent; perianth subglobose, glabrous, with the 3 inner segments ± 1 mm. long and the 3 outer considerably smaller and thinner. Stamens 6. Female inflorescence pendulous, spicate, 5–10 cm. long, with the flowers close together at first, the internodes elongating greatly in age; flowers directed downwards; perianth depressed subglobose, ± 2 mm. in diameter, pubescent; lobes subequal. Ovary ± 7 mm. long, densely pubescent.
sex Male
Male inflorescence paniculate, the ultimate branches spreading in all directions forming dense subsessile cylindric spikelets up to 15 mm. long, subsessile or on peduncles up to 5 mm. long; bracts broadly ovate, adpressed to the perianth and partly concealing it, densely pubescent; perianth subglobose, glabrous, with the 3 inner segments ± 1 mm. long and the 3 outer considerably smaller and thinner. Stamens 6.
sex Female
Female inflorescence pendulous, spicate, 5–10 cm. long, with the flowers close together at first, the internodes elongating greatly in age; flowers directed downwards; perianth depressed subglobose, ± 2 mm. in diameter, pubescent; lobes subequal. Ovary ± 7 mm. long, densely pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule as fig. 2/3, p. 5, (3–)4(–5) cm. long, rather sparsely pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds (fig. 2/3a) ± 2 cm. long, with wing on the basal side only.
Habitat
Edges of lowland rain-forest, dry evergreen forest, evergreen bushlands and on termite-hills in Brachystegia woodland, persisting in plantations and in secondary thickets and grasslands; 0–1650 m.
Distribution
Senegal to Ethiopia and south to Angola and Rhodesia, Mozambique and South Africa (Transvaal) K7 T1 T3 T4 T6 T7 T8 U1 U2 U3 U4 Z

[FWTA]

Dioscoreaceae, J. Miège. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Spiny climber, 9 ft. high
Vegetative Multiplication Bulbils
Rather prickly bulbils
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Annual tubers, several per plant and a common bead, near the soil surface
Note
The species includes more or less poisonous wild varieties as well as cultivated edible varieties with either white or yellow-fleshed tubers.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Jamaica

Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 9, 2014 Tessmann, G. [553], Equatorial Guinea K000795013 Yes
Sep 1, 2011 Ndjango, J-B. [525], Congo K000683933 Yes
Oct 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3711], Cameroon K000109590 No
Oct 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2494], Cameroon K000109594 No
Oct 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9288], Cameroon K000109600 No
Jan 1, 1975 Sihvoner [84], Burkina Faso K000211807 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [9147 & 9148], Tanzania 15654.000 No
Wilkin, P. [787], Malawi 59131.000 No
Wilkin, P. [771], Malawi 59133.000 No
Wilkin, P. [749], Zimbabwe 59135.000 No
Welwitsch, F. [4052], Angola K000098502 isosyntype Yes
Melville, F.A. [111] K000795005 Yes
Gereau, R.E. [3692], Tanzania K000899952 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4795], Sierra Leone K001145433 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [3070], Sierra Leone K001145438 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4886], Sierra Leone K001145440 Yes
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [806 B], Côte d'Ivoire K001145446 Yes
Morton, J.K. [A 3419] K001145448 Yes
Glover, J.C. [21], Ghana K001145456 Yes
White [8] K001145465 Yes
s.coll [2], United Kingdom K001145467 Yes
Batten-Poole, W.H. [283], Nigeria K001145475 Yes
Tuley, P. [1733], Nigeria K001145476 Yes
Scholz, U. [293], Togo K001145487 Yes
Metzer [K1], Togo K001145488 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [s.n.] K001145509 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [344], Singapore K001145517 Yes
Fay, J.M. [4568], Central African Republic K001146193 Yes
Letouzey, R. [6530] K001146197 Yes
Latilo, M.G. [28873], Cameroon K001146200 Yes
Quintas, F.J.D. [104], Sao Tome and Principe K001146211 Yes
Gérard, P. [1592], Congo, DRC K001146223 Yes
Gérard, P. [1456], Congo, DRC K001146224 Yes
Lebrun [6362], Congo, DRC K001146230 Yes
Gérard, P. [1592], Congo, DRC K001146231 Yes
Ben, D. van der [1712], Burundi K001146241 Yes
Herb Ben, D. van der [1978], Rwanda K001146244 Yes
Runyinya, B. [897], Rwanda K001146246 Yes
Thomas, A.S. [1952], Uganda K001146831 Yes
Purseglove, J.W. [1209], Uganda K001146836 Yes
Thomas, A.S. [3889], Uganda K001146838 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [909], Uganda K001146847 Yes
Griffiths, M.E. [22], Uganda K001146849 Yes
Tanner, R. [1938], Tanzania K001146862 Yes
Iversen, S.T. [87137], Tanzania K001146866 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9148], Tanzania K001146893 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147], Tanzania K001146901 Yes
Buchanan [184] K001147593 Yes
Tawakali, E.J. [122], Malawi K001147597 Yes
Pawek, J. [5985], Malawi K001147600 Yes
Pawek, J. [7668], Malawi K001147601 Yes
Patel, I.H. [1442], Malawi K001147604 Yes
Wilkin, P. [787], Malawi K001147610 Yes
Richards, H.M. [12306], Zambia K001147642 Yes
Richards, H.M. [12306], Zambia K001147643 Yes
Richards, M.A.E. [17522], Zambia K001147645 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1151] K001147672 Yes
Richards, H.M. [3600], Zambia K001147673 Yes
Richards, M.A.E. [19642], Zambia K001147676 Yes
Richards, H.M. [19642], Zambia K001147677 Yes
Dalziel, J.M. [99], Nigeria K001145478 Yes
Wilkin, P. [704], Zimbabwe K001147632 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [909], Uganda K001146846 Yes
Letouzey, R. [6270], Cameroon K001146196 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1151], Zambia K001147634 Yes
Okafor, J.C. [59298], Nigeria K001145492 Yes
Louis [2201], Congo, DRC K001146217 Yes
Eggeling, W.J. [2315], Uganda K001146837 Yes
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K001147572 Yes
Pawek, J. [11347], Malawi K001147580 Yes
Gillman, H. [1318], Tanzania K001146910 Yes
Buchanan, J. [204], Malawi K001147574 Yes
Angus, A. [761], Zambia K001147661 Yes
Wilkin, P. [704], Zimbabwe K001147633 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F1742], Zambia K001147647 Yes
Gilbert, M.G. [743], Ethiopia K001146553 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6034], Cameroon K001146194 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F6089], Zambia K001147640 Yes
s.coll [12] K001145461 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [[345]], Singapore K001145469 Yes
s.coll [693A] K001146835 Yes
Archbold, M.E. [1133], Tanzania K001146896 Yes
s.coll [9158], Sudan K001146828 Yes
Faulkner, H.G. [968], Tanzania K001146877 Yes
Pirozynski, K.A. [679], Tanzania K001146903 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9148], Tanzania K001146905 Yes
Salisbury [7283], Zimbabwe K001147613 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Tanzania K001146904 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [s.n.] K001145515 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [1405], Burundi K001146249 Yes
Martin, F.W. [12], Tanzania K001146886 Yes
Plowes, D.C.H. [2104], Zimbabwe K001147616 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4854], Angola K001147693 Yes
Thomas, A.S. [3715], Uganda K001146834 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [1802], Nigeria K001145499 Yes
Pirozynski, K.A. [349] K001146881 Yes
Harder, D.K. [3919], Zambia K001147689 Yes
Buchanan, J. [46], Malawi K001147573 Yes
Wilkin, P. [749], Zimbabwe K001147626 Yes
Lely, H.V. [P309], Nigeria K001145477 Yes
Biegel, H.M. [3672], Zimbabwe K001147658 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [10291], Zambia K001147685 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Ghana K001145452 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [416], Burundi K001146243 Yes
Goldsmith, B. [12/64], Zimbabwe K001147654 Yes
Ayami, M. [892], Malawi K001147590 Yes
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [215], Zimbabwe K001147570 Yes
s.coll [585] K001146843 Yes
Tanner, R.E.S. [1938], Tanzania K001146861 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F684], Zambia K001147660 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001146250 Yes
Olorunfemi, J. [55808], Nigeria K001145481 Yes
Wilkin, P. [776], Malawi K001147587 Yes
Assi, L.A. [8289], Côte d'Ivoire K001145444 Yes
Dubois [73], Congo, DRC K001146221 Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [9331], Malawi K001147579 Yes
Broun, A.F. [1327], Sudan K001146824 Yes
Archbold, N.E. [1105], Tanzania K001146871 Yes
Cameron, K.J. [s.n.], Malawi K001147577 Yes
Festo, L. [2507], Kenya K001146858 Yes
Pirozynski, K.A. [349], Tanzania K001146880 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [3747], Burundi K001146239 Yes
Friis, I. [6975], Ethiopia K001146554 Yes
Wilkin, P. [754], Zimbabwe K001147624 Yes
s.coll [26] K001145505 Yes
Salubeni, A.J. [606], Malawi K001147602 Yes
Patel, M.P. [55], Sudan K001146819 Yes
Robson, N.K.B. [1465], Malawi K001147592 Yes
Nuvunga, A. [489], Mozambique K000823578 Yes
Glover, J.C. [20], Ghana K001145453 Yes
Blackmore, S. [640], Malawi K001147596 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [35131], Nigeria K001145489 Yes
Dawodu, T.B. [218] K001145497 Yes
Rensburg, H.J. van [2879], Zambia K001147639 Yes
Goldsmith, B. [2/76], Zimbabwe K001147620 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [344], Singapore K001145516 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.A. [591], Sudan K001146555 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4379], Angola K001147692 Yes
Richards, M.A.E. [19586], Zambia K001147662 Yes
Onyeachusim [46050], Nigeria K001145500 Yes
s.coll [276], Sudan K001146823 Yes
Dacremont [262], Congo, DRC K001146213 Yes
Elliot, G.F.S. [8596], Malawi K001147576 Yes
Chase, N.C. [143], Zimbabwe K001147622 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [342], Singapore K001145471 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [1625], Burundi K001146251 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [7631], Tanzania K001146908 Yes
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [806 A], Côte d'Ivoire K001145445 Yes
Patel, I.H. [476], Malawi K001147598 Yes
Schnell [7612], Guinea K001145432 Yes
s.coll [693], Uganda K001146913 Yes
s.coll [803], Tanzania K001146897 Yes
Akpabla, G.K. [176] K001145449 Yes
Tanner, R. [4795], Tanzania K001146875 Yes
s.coll [4469], Mozambique K001147571 Yes
Richards, H.M. [17076], Zambia K001147637 Yes
Metzer [K1], Togo K001145485 Yes
Letouzey, R. [2364] K001146203 Yes
s.coll [26], Nigeria K001145501 Yes
Faulkner, H.G. [968], Tanzania K001146876 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [7631], Tanzania K001146909 Yes
s.coll [20] K001146914 Yes
Wilkin, P. [776], Malawi K001147583 Yes
Lewalle [3747], Burundi K001146240 Yes
Semsei, S.R. [2746], Tanzania K001146873 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1432], Zambia K001147682 Yes
Chevalier, A.J.B. [6266bis], Central African Republic K001146192 Yes
Compère, P. [1444], Congo, DRC K001146215 Yes
s.coll [6] K001145463 Yes
Wilkin, P. [749], Zimbabwe K001147627 Yes
Oladoyinbo, A. [24253], Nigeria K001145493 Yes
Tanner, R. [5584B], Tanzania K001146859 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1151], Zambia K001147636 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1392], Zambia K001147680 Yes
Corkill [s.n.], Sudan K001146818 Yes
Michelmore, A.P.G. [1009], Tanzania K001146878 Yes
Wilkin, P. [779], Malawi K001147607 Yes
Compère, P. [1713], Congo, DRC K001146214 Yes
Wood, G.H.S. [185], Uganda K001146842 Yes
s.coll [75], Ghana K001145459 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [422], Uganda K001146845 Yes
s.coll [23] K001145513 Yes
Faulkner, H. [K122], Mozambique K000823580 Yes
Glover, J.C. [20], Ghana K001145455 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [10291], Zambia K001147686 Yes
Meel van [680], Congo, DRC K001146227 Yes
Andrews, F.W. [1719], Sudan K001146821 Yes
s.coll [693] K001146839 Yes
Rensburg, H.J. van [KBS2817], Zambia K001147665 Yes
Okafor, J.C. [59298], Nigeria K001145490 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [s.n.] K001145508 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [416], Burundi K001146242 Yes
Mavi, S. [96], Zimbabwe K001147619 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F684], Zambia K001147669 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [342], Singapore K001145472 Yes
s.coll [2581] K001145450 Yes
s.coll [24] K001145503 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1151], Zambia K001147635 Yes
Richards, M.A.E. [10865], Zambia K001147649 Yes
Latilo, M.G. [28873], Cameroon K001146201 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147A], Tanzania K001146906 Yes
Hancock [1135], Uganda K001146833 Yes
Ern, H. [443], Togo K001145486 Yes
Preuss [1385], Cameroon K001146199 Yes
Ash, J. [3075], Ethiopia K001146552 Yes
Sanogo, S. [MSSSLS 1648], Mali K001145473 Yes
Devred, R. [486], Congo, DRC K001146212 Yes
s.coll [545/o [?]], Tanzania K001146885 Yes
Carvalho [6408], Equatorial Guinea K001146207 Yes
Robertson, S.A. [3632], Kenya K001146855 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9148], Tanzania K001146895 Yes
White, F. [1817], Zambia K001147659 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [7983], Côte d'Ivoire K001145447 Yes
Thomas, A.S. [36], Ghana K001145454 Yes
Noter, R. de [s.n.], China K001146252 Yes
Wood, G.H.S. [185], Uganda K001146841 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [10474], Zambia K001147687 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [22878], Nigeria K001145482 Yes
Wilkin, P. [780], Malawi K001147589 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F6090], Zambia K001147674 Yes
Richards, H.M. [18758A], Zambia K001147655 Yes
Groenendijk, E.M.C. [988], Mozambique K000823579 Yes
Sheil, D. [1502], Uganda K001146850 Yes
Richards, H.M. [10865], Zambia K001147648 Yes
Fay, J.M. [1749], Central African Republic K001146191 Yes
Tanner, R. [5375], Tanzania K001146860 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [10447], Zambia K001147666 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [345], Singapore K001145470 Yes
Raynal, R. [20769], Rwanda K001146245 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001146253 Yes
Semsei, S.R. [654], Tanzania K001146911 Yes
Wilkin, P. [780], Malawi K001147578 Yes
Gossweiler [13561], Angola K001147690 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [802], Nigeria K001145495 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001146210 Yes
Wilkin, P. [771], Malawi K001147605 Yes
Pawek, J. [8597], Malawi K001147581 Yes
Wilkin, P. [753], Zimbabwe K001147629 Yes
Oladoyinbo, A. [24253], Nigeria K001145498 Yes
Dalziel, J.M. [226], Nigeria K001145479 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1151] K001147671 Yes
s.coll [25], Nigeria K001145511 Yes
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [754], Côte d'Ivoire K001145443 Yes
s.coll [24], Nigeria K001145514 Yes
Wilkin, P. [776], Malawi K001147584 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4795], Sierra Leone K001145435 Yes
Andrews, F.W. [584], Sudan K001146826 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147], Tanzania K001146900 Yes
Pawek, J. [4060], Malawi K001147599 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1432], Zambia K001147684 Yes
Kirk, J. [43], Malawi K001147591 Yes
Biegel, H.M. [3672], Zimbabwe K001147617 Yes
s.coll [36] K001147567 Yes
Kirika, P. [4/17/2008], Kenya K001146853 Yes
s.coll [6] K001145462 Yes
Hodge, W.H. [A-119], Zambia K001147679 Yes
Faulkner, H.G. [968], Tanzania K001146863 Yes
Rutherford-Smith, R.O.B. [345], Zimbabwe K001147623 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000795003 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [344], Singapore K001145468 Yes
Wilkin, P. [704], Zimbabwe K001147631 Yes
Wilkin, P. [753], Zimbabwe K001147630 Yes
Sanogo, S. [MSSSLS 1648], Mali K001145474 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [1945], Tanzania K001146868 Yes
Lawlor. D.W. [480], Nigeria K001145491 Yes
Harder, D.K. [3919], Zambia K001147688 Yes
Masens, B. [386], Congo, DRC K001146232 Yes
Robertson, S.A. [5392], Kenya K001146851 Yes
Wilkin, P. [749], Zimbabwe K001147628 Yes
Suleiman, H.O. [175], Tanzania K001146874 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147], Tanzania K001146898 Yes
Glass, J. [WINP761], United Kingdom K001147606 Yes
Myers, J.G. [9158], Sudan K001146820 Yes
s.coll [24] K001145502 Yes
Michelmore [1009], Tanzania K001146879 Yes
Herb Bot. Ag. Uganda [585], Uganda K001146844 Yes
Morze, G. [253], Zambia K001147646 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [5801], Cameroon K001146205 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F2939], Zambia K001147663 Yes
Simon, B.K. [1488], Zambia K001147670 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4837], Angola K001147696 Yes
s.coll [25] K001145507 Yes
Ash, J. [3075], Ethiopia K001146551 Yes
Richards, H.M. [7432], Zambia K001147653 Yes
Etuge, M. [344], Cameroon K001146204 Yes
Dacremont [417], Congo, DRC K001146220 Yes
Andrews, F.W. [1719], Sudan K001146822 Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [6078], Tanzania K001146912 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9148], Tanzania K001146892 Yes
Richards, H.M. [18758], Zambia K001147675 Yes
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [215] K000823581 Yes
Wilkin, P. [786], Malawi K001147588 Yes
Rensburg, H.J. van [KBS2816], Zambia K001147664 Yes
Dacremont [417], Congo, DRC K001146219 Yes
Semsei, S.R. [1517], Tanzania K001146884 Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [8785], Malawi K001147575 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [6685], Tanzania K001146867 Yes
Lebrun [6362], Congo, DRC K001146229 Yes
s.coll [12] K001145460 Yes
s.coll [108] K001145494 Yes
Reekmans, M. [7474], Burundi K001146234 Yes
Barter, C. [s.n.], Nigeria K001145480 Yes
Stolz, A.F. [818], Tanzania K001146890 Yes
Mambo, P. [6], Cameroon K001146198 Yes
Carvalho [6408], Equatorial Guinea K001146208 Yes
Magogo, F. [1062], Kenya K001146857 Yes
Lebrun, J. [3153], Congo, DRC K001146228 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001145466 Yes
Daramola, B.O. [296], Nigeria K001145483 Yes
s.coll [7283], Zimbabwe K001147612 Yes
Gérard, P. [345], Congo, DRC K001146222 Yes
Wild, H. [1632], Zimbabwe K001147614 Yes
Bingham, M.G. [10447], Zambia K001147667 Yes
Masens, B. [386], Congo, DRC K001146233 Yes
Hall, J.B. [CC 504] K001145457 Yes
Wilkin, P. [776], Malawi K001147585 Yes
Fries, T.C.E. [3341], Zimbabwe K001147618 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4795], Sierra Leone K001145436 Yes
Sillitoe, F. [276], Sudan K001146825 Yes
Thomas, A.S. [1952], Uganda K001146832 Yes
Richards, H.M. [19031], Zambia K001147650 Yes
Louis [58], Congo, DRC K001146216 Yes
Klaine, R.P. [3050], Gabon K001146209 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147], Tanzania K001146899 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1392], Zambia K001147681 Yes
Assi, L.A. [8289], Côte d'Ivoire K001145442 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.A. [589], Sudan K001146830 Yes
Someren, van [7175], Kenya K001146852 Yes
Mhoro, B. [352], Tanzania K001146887 Yes
Semsei, S.R. [3006], Tanzania K001146872 Yes
Wrigley, T.C. [253] K000795004 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [482] K001145451 Yes
Breteler, F.J. [605], Cameroon K001146195 Yes
s.coll [23], Nigeria K001145512 Yes
White, F. [3599], Zambia K001147656 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [2765], Sierra Leone K001145437 Yes
Friis, I. [12661], Ethiopia K001146829 Yes
Reekmans, M. [7611], Burundi K001146238 Yes
s.coll [4] K001145464 Yes
Ruffo, C.K. [226], Tanzania K001146870 Yes
Patel, I.H. [2011], Malawi K001147603 Yes
Chevalier, A.J.B. [24362], Burkina Faso K000211808 Yes
Wilkin, P. [787], Malawi K001147609 Yes
Chase, N.C. [1537], Zimbabwe K001147621 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [1945], Tanzania K001146864 Yes
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [215], Zimbabwe K001147569 Yes
Richards, H.M. [17078], Zambia K001147638 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [735], Zambia K001147657 Yes
Schmidt, H.H. [2489], Zambia K001147668 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1432], Zambia K001147683 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147], Tanzania K001146902 Yes
Wilkin, P. [754], Zimbabwe K001147625 Yes
Morton, J.K. [4624], Sierra Leone K001145441 Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [2023], Tanzania K001146883 Yes
Aweke, G. [906], Ethiopia K001146556 Yes
Dümmer, R.A. [2654], Uganda K001146848 Yes
Louis [2201], Congo, DRC K001146218 Yes
Sigara [177], Tanzania K001146882 Yes
Lebrun, J. [3030], Congo, DRC K001146226 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [3739], Burundi K001146247 Yes
Schweinfurth, G.A. [3779], Sudan K001146827 Yes
Wilkin, P. [787], Malawi K001147611 Yes
s.coll [24] K001145506 Yes
Lewalle, J. [2818], Burundi K001146237 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4854], Angola K001147694 Yes
Donis, C. [1842] K001146225 Yes
s.coll [26] K001145504 Yes
Robertson, S.A. [5391], Kenya K001146856 Yes
Stolz, A.F. [1927], Tanzania K001146889 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [s.n.] K001145510 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [4358], Sierra Leone K001145434 Yes
Wilkin, P. [771], Malawi K001147582 Yes
Robson, N.K.B. [1465A], Malawi K001147595 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4837], Angola K001147695 Yes
Wild, H. [1632], Zimbabwe K001147615 Yes
Kirk [s.n.], Mozambique K001147568 Yes
Gossweiler [9275], Angola K001147691 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9147A], Tanzania K001146907 Yes
Reekmans, M. [6281], Burundi K001146236 Yes
Synnott, T.J. [625], Uganda K001146840 Yes
Wilkin, P. [761], United Kingdom K001150805 Yes
Bos, J.J. [6878], Cameroon K001146206 Yes
Kirika, P. [4/17/2008], Kenya K001146854 Yes
Wilkin, P. [776], Malawi K001147586 Yes
Ern, H. [1541], Togo K001145484 Yes
Faulkner, H.G. [4228], Tanzania K001146865 Yes
Breteler, F.J. [1459], Cameroon K001146202 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [2360], Sierra Leone K001145439 Yes
Hambler, D.J. [672], Nigeria K001145496 Yes
Friis, I. [13385], Ethiopia K001146550 Yes
Back, G. [159], Zambia K001147644 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [9148], Tanzania K001146894 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [1405A], Burundi K001146235 Yes
Wilkin, P. [780], Malawi K001147608 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1382], Zambia K001147678 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [704], Ghana K001145458 Yes
Robson, N.K.B. [1465A], Malawi K001147594 Yes

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