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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. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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); vegetable (a famine food fide F Guat)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

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


References:

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

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 March 2019.