Dioscorea Plum. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Aldabra, Algeria, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

California, Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Ireland, Kazan-retto, Marianas, Marquesas, New Zealand North, Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Pitcairn Is., Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Wallis-Futuna Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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.
  • Wilkin, P. & Thapyai, C. (2009). Flora of Thailand 10(1): 1-140. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Kew Bulletin

  • Bachman, S., Moat, J., Hill, A. W., de la Torre, J. & Scott, B. (2011). Supporting Red List threat assessments with GeoCAT: geospatial conservation assessment tool. In: V. Smith & L. Penev (eds), e-Infrastructures for data publishing in biodiversity science. Zookeys 150: 117 – 126 (Version BETA).
  • IUCN (2001). Red List Categories and Criteria: Version 3.1. http://www.iucnredlist.org/static/categories_criteria_3_1 [accessed 2016-04-07].
  • IUCN Standards and Petitions Subcommittee (2014). Guidelines for using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. Version 11. Prepared by the Standards and Petitions Subcommittee. Downloadable from http://www.iucnredlist.org/documents/RedListGuidelines.pdf [accessed 2016-04-07].
  • Kennerley, J. A. & Wilkin, P. (in prep.) Dioscorea irodensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
  • Shorthouse D. P. (2010). SimpleMappr, an online tool to produce publication-quality point maps. http://www.simplemappr.net [accessed 2016-04-07]
  • Thiers, B. (2012). Index Herbariorum, a global directory of public herbaria and associated staff. New York Botanical Garden’s virtual herbarium. Available from: http://sweetgum.nybg.org/ih/ [accessed 2016-04-07].
  • Viruel, J., Segarra-Moragues, J., Raz, L., Forest, F., Wilkin, P., Sanmartín, I. & Catalán, P. (2016). Late Cretaceous–Early Eocene origin of yams (Dioscorea, Dioscoreaceae) in the Laurasian Palaearctic and their subsequent Oligocene–Miocene diversification. J. Biogeogr. 43: 750 – 762.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  • Wilkin, P. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2012). Nomenclatural changes in yams of Madagascar (Dioscorea: Dioscoreaceae). Kew Bull. 67: 63 – 67.
  • Wilkin, P., Hladik, A., Jeannoda, V. & Weber, O. (2009). The threatened edible yams of the Dioscorea sambiranensis R. Knuth species complex: a new species and subspecies. Adansonia 31: 249 – 266.
  • Wilkin, P., Schols, P., Chase, M. W., Chayamarit, K., Furness, C. A., Huysmans, S., Rakotonasolo, F., Smets, E. & Thapyai, C. (2005). A Plastid Gene Phylogeny of The Yam Genus, Dioscorea: Roots, Fruits And Madagascar. Syst. Bot. 30: 736 – 749.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Burkill in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 15: 345 (1939).
  • F.T.A. 7: 414 (1898)
  • Knuth in Engl., Pflanzenr. Diosc. 4, 43 (1924)
  • Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 325 (1850)
  • Pax in E. & P., Pflanzenfam. 2, 5: 133 (1887)
  • Prain & Burkill in Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calcutta 14: 302 (1938)
  • Sp. Pl. 1032 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. in F.T.A. 7: 414 (1898)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 456 (1754)
  • R. Knuth in E.P. IV. 43: 45 (1924)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2017 Johns, R.J. [12906], Papua New Guinea K000062200 Yes
Jan 1, 2017 Johns, R.J. [11159], Papua New Guinea K000062199 Yes
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [1786], Guyana K001171636 Yes
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [2430], Guyana K001171635 Yes
Jul 1, 2011 Gillespie, L.J. [1952], Guyana K001171668 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Irwin, H.S. [21159], Goiás K001171640 Yes
Peal, J. [35], Uganda 17074.000 No
Peal, J. [33], Uganda 17203.000 No
Peal, J. [8], Uganda 17209.000 No
Bampton, S. [26], Belize 23572.000 No
Bampton, S. [25], Belize 23573.000 No
Bampton, S. [27], Belize 3677.000 No
Fay, J.M. [8697], Central African Republic 53773.000 No
Wilkin, P. [789], Malawi 58317.000 No
Peal, J. [36], Uganda 6437.000 No
Peal, J. [26], Uganda 6438.000 No
South Africa 7096.000 No
Peal, J. [37], Uganda 7097.000 No
Rico, L. [1597], Bolivia K000295209 Yes
Rico, L. [1603], Bolivia K000295223 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [6468], Brazil K001171637 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [6326], Minas Gerais K001171639 Yes
Shiu Ying Hu [10531], Hong Kong K001141915 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Hong Kong K001141933 Yes
Keenan, J. [1656], Myanmar K001143038 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [16581], Malaysia K001143487 No
Burkill, I.H. [16581], Malaysia K001143488 Yes
Kochummen, K.M. [2687], Malaysia K001143493 Yes
Stone, B.C.M. [10766], Malaysia K001143502 Yes
Kiah bin Hadji, M.S. [24300], Thailand K001144199 Yes
Put, N. [3764], Thailand K001144200 Yes
Larsen, K. [41356A], Thailand K001144202 Yes
Christensen, H. [532], Malaysia K001144534 Yes
Tai, H. [42527], Malaysia K001144674 Yes
Pa'ie, E. [8487], Malaysia K001144679 Yes
Eja, M. [S56337] K001144684 Yes
Ashton, P.S. [S21460] K001144687 Yes
Madani, L. [92005], Malaysia K001144688 Yes
Fedilis [88249], Malaysia K001144691 Yes
Meijer, W. [134625], Malaysia K001144696 Yes
Dewol [109172], Malaysia K001144698 Yes
Jacobs, M. [8006], Philippines K001144916 Yes
s.coll [1601], Philippines K001144920 Yes
s.coll [261], Philippines K001144926 Yes
Royen, P. van [4495], Indonesia K001145046 Yes
Carr, C.E. [14236], Papua New Guinea K001145070 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145182 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [7228], Sierra Leone K001146092 Yes
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146097 Yes
Melville, F.A. [205], Sierra Leone K001146098 Yes
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146099 Yes
Boughey, A.S. [14743], Côte d'Ivoire K001146104 Yes
Hossain [37981], Ghana K001146107 Yes
s.coll [381], Nigeria K001146124 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [6489], Burundi K001146516 Yes
Manning, S.D. [1073], Cameroon K001146528 Yes
Peal, J. [218], Uganda K001147474 Yes
Peal, J. [17], Uganda K001147476 Yes
Peal, J. [26], Uganda K001147481 Yes
Peal, J. [37], Uganda K001147483 Yes
s.coll [Z309] K001147914 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F8206], Zambia K001148327 Yes
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148471 Yes
Clayton, T. [s.n.], Mexico K001149096 Yes
Cedillo, R. [69], Mexico K001149102 Yes
Smith, A.C. [10237], Dominica K001149431 Yes
Prance, G.T. [28934], Brazil K001150147 Yes
Harley, R.M. [54787], Brazil K001150149 Yes
s.coll [224], Brazil K001150154 Yes
Silva, M.B. da [89], Brazil K001150162 Yes
Pedralli [2666], Brazil K001150166 Yes
Pedralli [2666], Brazil K001150167 Yes
Prance, G.T. [5163], Brazil K001150181 Yes
Skutch, A.F. [4411], Ecuador K001150190 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K001150196 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [1689], Brazil K001150200 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [42796], Brazil K001150214 Yes
Plowman, T.C. [6583], Peru K001150220 Yes
Mathews, A. [327] K001150746 Yes
Robinson, G. [s.n.], Chile K001150752 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001150754 Yes
Peck, M.E. [812], Belize K001149105 Yes
Keenan, J. [1640], Myanmar K001143043 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [15834], Malaysia K001143486 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145180 Yes
Reed, E.C. [s.n.] K001150747 Yes
Ridsdale, C.E. [1444], Philippines K001144931 Yes
Womersley, J.S. [7818], Papua New Guinea K001145047 Yes
Morton, J.K. [3502], Togo K001146109 Yes
s.coll [18], United Kingdom K001150853 Yes
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 22b] K001150859 Yes
Boughey, A.S. [14743], Côte d'Ivoire K001146103 Yes
Florence, J. [4367], French Polynesia K001145321 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [35109], Nigeria K001146121 Yes
Breteler, F.J. [4734], Venezuela K001150611 Yes
Herrera, G. [8586], Costa Rica K001149108 Yes
Pedralli [1646], Brazil K001150168 Yes
Peal, J. [9], Uganda K001147471 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [5585], Brazil K001150153 Yes
Meurillon, A. [1997], Cameroon K001146519 Yes
s.coll [94659], Malaysia K001143506 Yes
Beusekom, C.F. [3422], Thailand K001144019 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [1095], Nigeria K001146118 Yes
Bampton, S.S. [19], Belize K001149106 Yes
Calderon [2933], Brazil K001150201 Yes
Conklin, H.C. [2516], Philippines K001144930 Yes
Streimann, H. [25887], Papua New Guinea K001145055 Yes
Akpabla, G.K. [688], Ghana K001171634 Yes
Keenan, J. [1380], Myanmar K001142855 Yes
Peal, J. [26], Uganda K001147480 Yes
Martini, F.W. [5], Tanzania K001147491 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [4241], Malaysia K001143480 Yes
Hakki, M. [975], Togo K001146114 Yes
Pole-Evans, I.B. [4846], South Africa K001148697 Yes
Link, D.A. [VII/80], China K001142003 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [12571], Malaysia K001143494 Yes
Prance, G.T. [5129], Brazil K001150182 Yes
Peal, J. [7], Uganda K001147478 Yes
Streimann, H. [51622], Papua New Guinea K001145051 Yes
Langlassé, E. [76] K001149099 Yes
Haught, O.L. [2781], Colombia K001150600 Yes
Clemens, J. [50570], Malaysia K001144673 Yes
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [1198], Cameroon K001146518 Yes
Fay, J.M. [4561], Central African Republic K001146525 Yes
Kalkman, C. [6327], Indonesia K001145043 Yes
Bernardi, L. [8171], Côte d'Ivoire K001146105 Yes
Peal, J. [36], Uganda K001147477 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [1072], Uganda K001147484 Yes
Peal, J. [35], Uganda K001147482 Yes
Eiten, G. [6561], Brazil K001150185 Yes
Herb Griffith [5542], India K001142741 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1390], Malaysia K001143495 Yes
Cornejo, X. [5602], Ecuador K001150604 Yes
Herb Berro, M.B. [1709], Uruguay K001150743 Yes
Paie, I. [S16650], Malaysia K001144685 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [42991], Brazil K001150173 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [1959], Brazil K001150197 Yes
Hall, J.B. [643] K001146110 Yes
Rajaonah, M.T. [MT 305], Madagascar K001148470 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [21795], Bolivia K001150616 Yes
Adam, J.G. [20630], Liberia K001146102 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [8038], Mexico K001149098 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1381], Zambia K001148330 Yes
Brass, L.J. [29449], Papua New Guinea K001145040 Yes
Hemm, G. [498], South Africa K000728091 Yes
Peal, J. [12], Uganda K001147472 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001150131 Yes
Millar, A.N. [48555], Papua New Guinea K001145053 Yes
s.coll [22280], India K001142729 Yes
s.coll [18], United Kingdom K001150854 Yes
Link, D.A. [V/46], China K001142002 Yes
Tweedie [4148], Kenya K001147488 Yes
Degener, O. [[26277]], Mexico K001149095 Yes
Saw On Pe [16421], Myanmar K001143041 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [8828], Malaysia K001143505 Yes
Dümmer, R. [1042], Uganda K001147485 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145185 Yes
Montes, J.E. [3243], Paraguay K001150213 Yes
Suddee, S. [2000], Thailand K000062198 Yes
Tutin, T.G. [48], Guyana K001150133 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001150860 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [6577], Burundi K001146514 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [65], Malaysia K001143485 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [1660], Nigeria K001146116 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Argentina K001150750 Yes
Clemens, J. [22213], Malaysia K001144681 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [40724], Brazil K001150218 Yes
Dransfield, J. [1268], Philippines K001144928 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24171], Brazil K001150148 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24178], Brazil K001150198 Yes
Haines, H.H. [CN687], India K001142818 Yes
Jackson, J.K. [1968], Sudan K001146538 Yes
Everett, B. [13755], Malaysia K001143474 Yes
s.coll [402/59 [?]], United Kingdom K001150852 Yes
Jacobs, M. [7861], Philippines K001144917 Yes
Irvine, F.R. [5130], Ghana K001146112 Yes
Talip, A.H. [87005], Malaysia K001144692 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [8656], Sierra Leone K001146090 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5113] K001142816 Yes
Elliot, G.F.S. [9303], Uganda K001147486 Yes
Pipoly, J.J. [7559], Guyana K001150152 Yes
Bordere [s.n.] K001141148 Yes
Herb Lewalle, J. [6491], Burundi K001146515 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F8255], Zambia K001148328 Yes
Meier, W. [3572], Venezuela K001150609 Yes
Ashton, P.S. [S17231], Malaysia K001144686 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [R3858], Brazil K001150189 Yes
Herrera, G. [5813], Costa Rica K001149109 Yes
Leopold [82562], Malaysia K001144695 Yes
Sigin [112257], Malaysia K001144697 Yes
Wong, C.C.Y. [421] K001145320 Yes
s.coll [2167] K001147381 Yes
Lugo S., H. [1126], Ecuador K001171665 Yes
Lugas, L. [1811], Malaysia K001144689 Yes
Peal, J. [17], Uganda K001147475 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [4408], Malaysia K001143491 Yes
Martinelli, G. [9573], Brazil K001150164 Yes
Wilkin, P. [1006], Thailand K001143826 Yes
Shantz, S.H.L. [51224], Tanzania K001147489 Yes
Nash, G.V. [711], Haiti K001149326 No
Tweedie [1308], Brazil K001150139 Yes
Vogel, E.F. de [5560], Indonesia K001144701 Yes
Peal, J. [7], Uganda K001147479 Yes
Calderon, C.E. [2933], Brazil K001150202 Yes
Chautems, A. [89], Brazil K001150207 Yes
Bedi, S.J. [2005] K001143035 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [3020], Malaysia K001143477 Yes
Sijde, H.A.v.d. [5510], Indonesia K001145042 Yes
Manning, S.D. [217], Cameroon K001146527 Yes
Gentry, H.S. [11032], Mexico K001149092 Yes
Du, N.V. [HNK2776], Vietnam K001144196 Yes
Streimann, H. [47988], Papua New Guinea K001145052 Yes
Hakki, M. [976], Togo K001146115 Yes
Rooden, J. van [631], Colombia K001150599 Yes
Frodin, D.G. [4188], Papua New Guinea K001145067 Yes
Schodde, R. [5110], Australia K001145178 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [2621], Sierra Leone K001146096 Yes
Eiten, G. [5819], Brazil K001150216 Yes
Henry, A. [10287], China K001142001 Yes
Williams, L.W. [13144], Venezuela K001150610 Yes
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [970], Indonesia K001144670 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [9966], Bolivia K001150614 Yes
Bridges [615], Chile K001150748 Yes
Mendoza, D.R. [10274], Philippines K001144925 Yes
Wilson, G. [[WB644]], Guyana K001150195 Yes
Ward, C.J. [6340], South Africa K001148698 Yes
Robert, A. [[466b]], Brazil K001150155 Yes
Dawe, M.T. [826], Colombia K001150603 Yes
Meurillon, A. [1941], Cameroon K001146520 Yes
Peal, J. [32], Uganda K001147461 Yes
s.coll [402/59], United Kingdom K001150851 Yes
Frodin, D.G. [2082], Papua New Guinea K001145068 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [1095], Nigeria K001146119 Yes
Herb Berro, M.B. [4766], Uruguay K001150742 Yes
s.coll [26], United Kingdom K001150795 Yes
Bililong, M. [386], Cameroon K001146524 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [19334], Bolivia K001150619 Yes
Brass, L.J. [14074], Indonesia K001145063 Yes
Croft, J.R. [14997], Papua New Guinea K001145073 Yes
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148473 Yes
Matuda, E. [2781], Mexico K001149100 Yes
Martén, S. [749], Costa Rica K001149107 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [329b], Brazil K001150176 Yes
Harley, R.M. [11508], Brazil K001150178 Yes
Peal, J. [8], Uganda K001147470 Yes
Jenman [4922], Guyana K001150134 Yes
Adjakidjè, V. [1858], Benin K000062193 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [21002], India K001142817 Yes
Poore, M.E.D. [406], Malaysia K001143478 Yes
Carr, C.E. [11846], Papua New Guinea K001145071 Yes
Schneider, C.K. [1559], China K001142007 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [35857], Argentina K001150753 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [21873], Bolivia K001150618 Yes
Zapfack, L. [895], Cameroon K000339394 No
Jacobs, M. [7701], Philippines K001144922 Yes
Hossain [37981], Ghana K001146106 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [R3087], Brazil K001150171 Yes
s.coll [H890/61], Brazil K001150156 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5967], Brazil K001150163 Yes
Kanehira [s.n.], Indonesia K001145061 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [R3063], Brazil K001150187 Yes
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 12] K001150855 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1666], Malaysia K001143497 Yes
Wilkin, P. [T970], Thailand K000809630 Yes
Keenan, J. [1749], Myanmar K001143042 Yes
Dewol Sundaling [83843], Malaysia K001144694 Yes
Manning, S.D. [258], Cameroon K001146526 Yes
Tavares, A.S. [56], Brazil K001150159 Yes
Gardner [4012] K001150138 Yes
Chase, M.W. [16309 [?]], Sri Lanka K001143036 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6033], Cameroon K001146522 Yes
Trapnell, C.G. [1381], Zambia K001148329 Yes
Woodgyer, E. [2756], Brazil K001150151 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [4422], Malaysia K001143489 Yes
Herb Maingay, A.C. [1702], Malaysia K001143382 Yes
Clemens, J. [20610], Malaysia K001144682 Yes
Streimann, H. [44593], Papua New Guinea K001145054 Yes
Cabrera, A.L. [12598], Chile K001150751 Yes
Burchell [8259], Brazil K001150144 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [2849], Ecuador K001150191 Yes
Grubb, P.J. [639], Colombia K001150602 Yes
Motan [83499], Malaysia K001143500 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [16983], Bolivia K001150169 Yes
Versteegh, C. [4755], Indonesia K001145041 Yes
Nash, G.V. [1583], Haiti K001149433 Yes
Grubb, P.J. [552], Colombia K001150601 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [32255], Bolivia K001150612 Yes
Peal, J. [32], Uganda K001147460 Yes
Agra, M.F. [1212], Brazil K001150215 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [2632], Ecuador K001150605 Yes
Nimanong, B. [229], Thailand K001143681 Yes
Nurainas [2530], Indonesia K001144667 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [3177], Ecuador K001150606 Yes
Eggers [1740], Dominican Republic K001149432 Yes
Kiah bin Hadji, M.S. [SFN32120], Malaysia K001143504 Yes
Huaylla, H. [952], Bolivia K001150620 Yes
Bernardi, L. [19883], Taiwan K001171633 Yes
Rafidah, A.R. [FRI 64409], Malaysia K000062202 Yes
Jacobs, M. [7710], Philippines K001144919 Yes
Tutin, T.G. [51], Guyana K001150135 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [12784], Malaysia K001143482 Yes
Hoogland, R.D. [10240] K001145048 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [8651], Sierra Leone K001146089 Yes
Ridsdale, C.E. [30381], Papua New Guinea K001145062 Yes
Lugo S., H. [1049], Ecuador K001171664 Yes
Kahurananga, J. [2568], Tanzania K001147492 Yes
Wilkin, P. [877], Thailand K001143702 Yes
Kirkbride, J.H. [2901], Brazil K001150145 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [1936], Brazil K001150206 Yes
Kerenga, K. [56934], Papua New Guinea K001145082 Yes
Galbraith, W. [3031], Australia K001145179 Yes
Edaño, G.E. [37803], Philippines K001144921 Yes
Spruce [81] K001150193 Yes
Dewol [80508], Malaysia K001144693 Yes
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148475 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [1626], Brazil K001150203 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [20681], Malaysia K001143481 Yes
Elwes, H.J. [450-14 [?]], United Kingdom K001144197 Yes
Gautier, L. [LG5568], Madagascar K000062192 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [903], Malaysia K001143501 Yes
Andau, D. [1109], Malaysia K001144676 Yes
Streimann, H. [25862], Papua New Guinea K001145050 Yes
Mutimushi, J.M. [2962], Zambia K001148326 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [18318], Brazil K001150209 Yes
Jacobs, M. [8005], Philippines K001144918 Yes
Harley, R.M. [11345], Brazil K001150188 Yes
Haswell, D.R. [111], Sierra Leone K001146091 Yes
Kerenga, K. [56934], Papua New Guinea K001145083 Yes
s.coll [3971], Guyana K001150755 Yes
Kochummen, K.M. [2143], Malaysia K001143507 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145125 Yes
Burchell [3172], Brazil K001150172 Yes
Komaromi. R. [546], Cameroon K000023407 Yes
Brass, L.J. [32479], Papua New Guinea K001145039 Yes
Womersley, J.S. [19061], Papua New Guinea K001145069 Yes
Hall, J.B. [51] K001146113 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [15177], Malaysia K001143503 Yes
Wilkin, P. [876], Thailand K001143908 Yes
Erwin [S27406], Malaysia K001144677 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [3611], Brazil K001150194 Yes
Schipp, W.A. [860], Belize K001148852 Yes
Cuming, H. [449], Chile K001150744 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [779], Ghana K001146108 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6044], Brazil K001150208 Yes
Simaga, J.M. [701], Papua New Guinea K001145080 Yes
Pierre, L. [7003], Vietnam K001144062 Yes
Jacobs, M. [5060], Malaysia K001144678 Yes
Philcox, D. [4672], Brazil K001150179 Yes
Haines, H.H. [351], India K001142819 Yes
Jenman [7435], Guyana K001149957 Yes
Keenan, J. [1655], Myanmar K001143037 Yes
Gutierrez, H.G. [117135], Philippines K001144927 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6077], Cameroon K001146521 Yes
Larsen, K. [41356B], Thailand K001144203 Yes
Pullen, R. [7627], Papua New Guinea K001145064 Yes
Phillipson, P.B. [4149], Madagascar K000523579 Yes
Chase [21050], Thailand K001143582 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [1519], Mexico K001149089 Yes
Maesen, L.J.G. van der [3049], India K001143039 Yes
Anderson, J.A.R. [15970], Malaysia K001144683 Yes
Eyma, P.J. [4653], Indonesia K001145044 Yes
Bampton, S.S. [8], Belize K001148853 Yes
Espinosa, R. [E1556], Ecuador K001150217 Yes
Harley, R.M. [16874], Brazil K001150210 Yes
Philippi, R.A. [621], Chile K001150749 Yes
Manning, S.D. [374], Cameroon K001146529 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [342b], Brazil K001150165 Yes
Prance, G.T. [23151], Brazil K001150175 Yes
Humblot, L. [454], Comoros K000728285 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [15832], Malaysia K001143483 Yes
Kollmann, L. [1214], Brazil K001171726 Yes
Gentry, H.S. [10868], Mexico K001149103 Yes
Poiteau, P.A. [s.n.] K001150132 Yes
Amachi [38289], Nigeria K001146122 Yes
Harley, R.M. [17110], Brazil K001150212 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [3177], Ecuador K001150607 Yes
Burchell [6344], Brazil K001150140 Yes
Wilkin, P. [843A], Thailand K001144204 Yes
Vandenberg, J. [42270], Papua New Guinea K001145037 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145183 Yes
Schodde, R. [4527], Papua New Guinea K001145035 Yes
Hall, J.B. [51] K001146111 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1830], Malaysia K001143492 Yes
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [206], Indonesia K001144668 Yes
Streimann, H. [44010], Papua New Guinea K001145038 Yes
Streimann, H. [27777], Papua New Guinea K001145057 Yes
Edwards, K.S. [234], Venezuela K001150608 Yes
Corner, E.J.H. [32499], Malaysia K001143508 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001150861 Yes
Morrison, A. [5185], Australia K001145181 Yes
Waibuta, L.V. [98], Fiji K001145319 Yes
s.coll [2014], Bolivia K001150613 Yes
Riedel, L. [s.n.], Indonesia K001144699 Yes
Eiten, G. [8777], Brazil K001150143 Yes
Maitland [34], Cameroon K001146530 Yes
Houngnon, P. [6876], Benin K000062194 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1811], Malaysia K001143498 Yes
Bartlett, A.W. [8386] K001149430 Yes
Granville, J.J. de [6092] K001150136 Yes
Bampton, S.S. [30], Belize K001149104 Yes
Burchell [6561], Brazil K001150141 Yes
Anderson, J.A.R. [9001], Malaysia K001144680 Yes
Haswell, D.R. [139], Sierra Leone K001146095 Yes
s.coll [1012], Brazil K001150183 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [1689], Brazil K001150199 Yes
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 16] K001150856 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [40185], Nigeria K001146123 Yes
Reekmans, M. [6984], Burundi K001146523 Yes
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148472 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [35366], Brazil K001150174 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [21304 A], India K001142707 Yes
Pullen, R. [6970], Papua New Guinea K001145059 Yes
Benoit, M.P.O.M. [428], Cameroon K001146517 Yes
Brade, A.C. [18821], Brazil K001150184 Yes
Forrest, G. [8162], China K001142006 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1882], Malaysia K001143490 Yes
Pullen, R. [6805], Papua New Guinea K001145060 Yes
Iganci, J.R.V. [813], Santa Catarina K001171677 Yes
Larsen, K. [44478B], Thailand K001144201 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [4125], Mexico K001149093 Yes
Bernardi, L. [19883], Taiwan K001150862 Yes
s.coll [5108 a], India K001142691 Yes
Jayasuriya, A.H.M. [3832], Sri Lanka K001142307 Yes
Keenan, J. [791], Myanmar K001143040 Yes
Streimann, H. [44573], Papua New Guinea K001145049 Yes
Sulit, M.D. [2666], Philippines K001144924 Yes
Simaga, J.M. [702], Papua New Guinea K001145081 Yes
Julius, A. [FRI 57816], Malaysia K000062201 Yes
Mendoza, D.R. [18400], Philippines K001144929 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [s.n.], Brazil K001150170 Yes
Ridsdale [33445], Papua New Guinea K001145056 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.], Australia K001145184 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [35120], Nigeria K001146120 Yes
Haniff, M. [14201], Malaysia K001143479 Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [8879], Mexico K001149094 Yes
Matuda, E. [2817], Mexico K001149097 Yes
KMK [99965], Malaysia K001143475 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [3927], Sierra Leone K001146088 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6716], Mexico K001149090 Yes
Redden, K.M. [3556], Venezuela K001150192 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [4032A], Brazil K001150146 Yes
Cavalerie, J. [7601], China K001142004 Yes
Humblot [1454] K000728284 Yes
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 6] K001150857 Yes
Melville, F.A. [88], Sierra Leone K001146100 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [21818], Bolivia K001150617 Yes
Malhotra, C.L. [42644], India K001142803 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [6915], Sierra Leone K001146093 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6644], Brazil K001150157 Yes
Prance, G.T. [4891], Brazil K001150204 Yes
Fiebrig, K.A.G. [[53225b]], Brazil K001150158 Yes
Harley, R.M. [54769], Brazil K001150150 Yes
Espinosa, R. [1556], Ecuador K001150219 Yes
Gooding, H.J. [D. yam 13] K001150858 Yes
Kerenga, K. [76430], Papua New Guinea K001145072 Yes
Wilkin, P. [949], Madagascar K001148474 Yes
Bakia, K. [408], Malaysia K001144690 Yes
Peal, J. [13], Uganda K001147473 Yes
Cardoso, D. [1989], Brazil K001150205 Yes
s.coll [2000], Brazil K001150161 Yes
Maas, P.J.M. [1780], Panama K001150598 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [16831], Bolivia K001150621 Yes
Robinson, G. [s.n.], Chile K001150745 Yes
Forrest, G. [8162], China K001142005 Yes
Eyma, P.J. [3505], Indonesia K001144700 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [11252], Mexico K001149091 Yes
Rico, L. [2085], Cuba K001149434 Yes
Sulit, M.D. [2778], Philippines K001144923 Yes
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [18015], Indonesia K001144672 Yes
Adames, P. [470], Liberia K001146101 Yes
W.L.G. [7], South Africa K001148515 Yes
Schodde, R. [4773], Papua New Guinea K001145036 Yes
Lugo S., H. [873], Ecuador K001171666 Yes
Ruffo [3115], Tanzania K001147493 Yes
Burkill, I.H. [1470], Malaysia K001143304 Yes
Wilkin, P. [T971], Thailand K000809752 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [236], Malaysia K001143496 Yes
Millard, A.H. [1811], Malaysia K001143499 Yes
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [63], Indonesia K001144671 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001144198 Yes
Arga, M.F. [1139], Brazil K001150142 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [344b], Brazil K001150177 Yes
Martini, F.W. [4], Tanzania K001147490 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [R1602], Brazil K001150186 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [3210], Malaysia K001143484 Yes
Pullen, R. [6970], Papua New Guinea K001145058 Yes
Herb Jaeger, P. [8145], Sierra Leone K001146094 Yes
Lawlor, D.W. [45584], Nigeria K001146117 Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [12940], Malaysia K001143473 Yes
Clemens [5387], Papua New Guinea K001145066 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Brazil K001150137 Yes
Chew, W.L. [CWL1388], Malaysia K001144675 Yes
Sualiere, A. [734], India K001142284 Yes
Hiep, N.T. [NTH 3267], Vietnam K001144028 Yes
Pulsford, M. [5428], Papua New Guinea K001145045 Yes
Frodin, D.G. [[823]], Papua New Guinea K001145065 Yes

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