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This variety is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Peru

Dioscorea glandulosa var. glandulosa appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1994 Lehmann [5125], Colombia Dioscorea sulcata K000099189 isotype
Zak, V. [1549], Ecuador Dioscorea sulcata K001150274
Zak, V. [1549], Ecuador Dioscorea sulcata K001150275
Jan 1, 1984 Smith, H.H. [2557], Colombia Dioscorea recurva K000099278 isotype
Smith, H.H. [2633], Colombia Dioscorea recurva K000099277

Accepted by

  • 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.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0