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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Masoko

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 500 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Tonduz [13724], Costa Rica K000098976 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1993 Tonduz [13724], Costa Rica K000098977 Unknown type material
Gaumer, G.F. [820], Mexico K001148828
Poiteau, P.A. [s.n.], Guyana K001149560
Espinosa, A. [MB489], Panama K001150238
Castroviejo, S. [13030], Panama K001150239
Smith, H.H. [620], St. Vincent & the Grenadines K001149112
Eggers [5873], Trinidad & Tobago K001149113
Gentry, H.S. [2328], Mexico K001148829
Espinosa, E. [7792], Panama K001150235
Lindeman, J.C. [2348], Suriname K001149561
Bampton, S.S. [9], Belize K001148831
Eggers [5639], Trinidad & Tobago K001149114
Maas, P.J.M. [4428], Guyana K001149559
Cuadras, J. [7870], Panama K001150234
Espinosa, A. [MB512], Panama K001150237
Espinosa, A. [7792], Panama K001150236
s.coll [s.n.], Jamaica K001149116
Friedrichsthal [s.n.] K001149115
Bampton, S.S. [20], Belize K001148830
s.coll [s.n.], Jamaica K001149111
Hayes, S. [303], Panama Dioscorea sapindioides K001150240
s.coll [s.n.], Panama Dioscorea sapindioides K001150242
Dodge, C.W. [16992], Panama Dioscorea sapindioides K001150243
s.coll [287], Panama Dioscorea sapindioides K001150241
Smith, H.H. [2295], Colombia Dioscorea lindmanii K001150230
Herb Rovirosa, J.N. [643], Mexico Dioscorea costaricensis K001148826
Bourgeau, M. [[3043]], Mexico Dioscorea costaricensis K001148827
Schaffner [493], Mexico Dioscorea costaricensis K001148825

First published in Syst. Veg., 2: 152 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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/"

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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/
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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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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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