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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to S. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Caprivi Strip, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata Milne-Redh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 12, 1971 Fanshawe, D.B. [F2661], Zambia K000098572 holotype
Mutimushi, J.M. [243], Zambia K001148157
Richards, H.M. [3861], Zambia K001148163
Angus, A. [3834], Zambia K001148166
Trapnell, C.G. [1314], Zambia K001148169
Fanshawe, D.B. [F4022], Zambia K001148172
Symoens, J.J.A. [11294], Zambia K001148173
s.coll [550], Zambia K001148188
Laviesen. van [388], Zambia K001148189
White, F. [6302], Zambia K001148190
Wild, H. [2270], Zimbabwe K001148197
Moyo, E. [21], Zimbabwe K001148200
Burrows, J.E. [11091], Mozambique K001148742
Strid, A. [2819], Zambia K001148165
Fanshawe, D.B. [2915], Zambia K001148191
Thulin, M. [839], Tanzania K001147271
Harder, D.K. [3917], Zambia K001148185
Robinson, E.A. [2753], Zambia K001148171
Richards, H.M. [7450B], Zambia K001148164
Dale, M.O. [SKF158], Zimbabwe K001148195
Wilkin, P. [778], Malawi K001148155
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3671], Zambia K001148167
Herb. Q.V.M. [8911], Zimbabwe K001148199
s.coll [4820], Zimbabwe K001148196
Pirozynski, K.A. [70], Tanzania K001147270
Richards, H.M. [s.n.], Tanzania K001147268
Richards, H.M. [17216], Zambia K001148160
Angus, A. [950], Zambia K001148158
Rogers, F.A. [5372], Zimbabwe K001148193
s.coll [5163], Zimbabwe K001148198
Killick, D.J.B. [3272], South Africa K001148743
Hornby, R.M. [3366], Zimbabwe K001148194
Rensburg, H.J. van [KBS2736], Zambia K001148187
Wild, H. [1857], Zimbabwe K001148192
Christiaensen, R. [1256], Congo, DRC K001146413
Robinson, E.A. [4251], Zambia K001148168
Robinson, E.A. [2753], Zambia K001148170
Harder, D.K. [3917], Zambia K001148186
Thulin, M. [839], Tanzania K001147272
Holmes, W.D. [H1420], Zambia K001148159
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3671], Zambia K001148162
Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. [3671], Zambia K001148161
Trapnell, C.G. [1314], Zambia K001148174
Witte, G.F. de [3089], Congo, DRC K001146414
Pirozynski, K.A. [318], Tanzania K001147269
Bingham, H.G. [10323], Zambia K001148184
s.coll [2331] K001147267
Wilkin, P. [778], Malawi K001148156

First published in Kew Bull. 26: 573 (1972)

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.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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