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Taxon: Dioscorea convolvulacea Schltdl. & Cham.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14191
Place of publication: Linnaea 6:49. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • barbasquillo  (Source: F Veracruz) - Spanish
  • madre de maíz  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (a famine food fide F Guat)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


References:

  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  2. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  3. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  4. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  5. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  8. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).

Check other web resources for Dioscorea convolvulacea Schltdl. & Cham. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14191. Accessed 21 July 2019.