Dioscorea wattii Prain & Burkill

First published in J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 457 (1908)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Himalaya to Bangladesh. It is a climbing tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1983 Clarke, C.B. [43801] India K000098206 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1983 Griffith, W. [5551] India K000950637 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1983 Griffith, W. [5551] India K000098205 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1983 Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [sn] India K000098207 Type Yes
Burkill, I.H. [36055] India K001142674 Yes
s.coll [1565] India K001142673 No
s.coll [s.n.] India K001142672 Yes
Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n] India K001142675 Yes

Sources

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0