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 primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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] India K000098210 Lectotype Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India K001142758 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2134] K001142784 Yes
Inayat Khan, M. [22826] Maldives K001142792 Yes
Haines, H.H. [686a] India K001142804 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5116] K001142806 Yes
Haines, H.H. [488] India K001142770 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [619] India K001142807 Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K001142767 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] K001142787 Yes
s.coll [17071] K001142808 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2134] K001142800 Yes
s.coll [W] Cameroon K001142762 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [619] K001142768 Yes
s.coll [15641] India K001142802 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2432a] K001142781 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] India K001142786 No
Gamble, J.S. [26432] K001142791 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [6339] India K001142765 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [1465] India K001142789 Yes
Talbot, W.A. [2244] India K001142783 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [25612] K001142801 Yes
Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K001142757 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [1464] India K001142759 Yes
Strachey, R.; Winterbottom, J.E. [3] India K001142799 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5117] India K001142805 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5112] K001142793 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33668] K001142775 Yes
Haines, H.H. [2432A] K001142779 Yes
Collett, H. [382] K001142795 Yes
Haines, H.H. [350] India K001142780 Yes
Wood, J.J. [145] K001142769 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33773A] India K001142788 Yes
s.coll [[HJ5105]] Burma K001142790 Yes
Edgeworth [85] K001142785 Yes
Stewart, R.R. [1013] India K001142796 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [24843] K001142760 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5114] India K001142776 Yes
Wood, J.J. [1-20] India K001142794 Yes
s.coll [1239] Belgium K001142761 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India K001142774 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5114] India K001142778 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [26432] India K001142782 Yes
s.coll [12] India K001142764 Yes
s.coll [[16/49]] India K001142766 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [33668] India K001142772 Yes
Haines, H.H. [488] India K001142771 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5110] India K001142773 Yes
Haines, H.H. [4035] India K001142777 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [23963] K001142798 Yes
Edgeworth [80] K001142763 Yes
Haines, H.H. [s.n.] K001142797 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