Dioscorea belophylla (Prain) Voigt ex Haines

First published in Forest Fl. Chota Nagpur: 530 (1910)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent. It is a climbing tuberous geophyte and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Bhattacharya, R.P., Pal, D.C. & Pati, B.R. (2014). A sytematic census of monocot climbers of Bihar anf Jharkhand states. Indian Journal of Forestry 37: 317-324.
  • 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.
  • Rahman, M.O. (2004). Second list of angiospermic taxa of Bangladesh not included in Hooker's 'Flora of British India' and Prain's 'Bengal Plants': series I. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 11: 77-82.
  • Samanta, A.K. (2006). The genus Dioscorea L. in Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas - a census. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 555-563.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1983 Hooker, J.D. [sn], Jharkhand K000098210 lectotype Yes
s.coll [W], Cameroon K001142762 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [1465], India K001142789 Yes
Inayat Khan, M. [22826], Maldives K001142792 Yes
s.coll [17071] K001142808 Yes
s.coll [12], India K001142764 Yes
Collett, H. [382] K001142795 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [26432] K001142791 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [26432], India K001142782 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [619] K001142768 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2432a] K001142781 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001142758 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2432A] K001142779 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [23963] K001142798 Yes
Talbot, W.A. [2244], India K001142783 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5117], India K001142805 Yes
Strachey, R. [3], India K001142799 Yes
s.coll [1239], Belgium K001142761 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5114], India K001142778 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [6339], India K001142765 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [1464], India K001142759 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33773A], India K001142788 Yes
s.coll [[HJ5105]], Myanmar K001142790 Yes
Haines, H.H. [s.n.] K001142797 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5114], India K001142776 Yes
Haines, H.H. [4035], India K001142777 Yes
s.coll [15641], India K001142802 Yes
Wood, J.J. [145] K001142769 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2134] K001142784 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], India K001142786 No
Edgeworth [85] K001142785 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33668] K001142775 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001142787 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [619], India K001142807 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33668], India K001142772 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [25612] K001142801 Yes
Haines, H.H. [350], India K001142780 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [24843] K001142760 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5110], India K001142773 Yes
Edgeworth [80] K001142763 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2134] K001142800 Yes
Wood, J.J. [1-20], India K001142794 Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K001142767 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001142774 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5112] K001142793 Yes
Haines, H.H. [686a], India K001142804 Yes
Haines, H.H. [488], India K001142770 Yes
Haines, H.H. [488], India K001142771 Yes
Stewart, R.R. [1013], India K001142796 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K001142757 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5116] K001142806 Yes
s.coll [[16/49]], India K001142766 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0