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Taxon: Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T. Durand & Schinz

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14200
Place of publication: Consp. fl. afric. 5:274. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique (s.)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province (e.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  4. Wilkin, P. 2001. Dioscoreaceae of south-central Africa. Kew Bull. 56:384.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) T. Durand & Schinz :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=14200. Accessed 19 November 2019.