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Taxon: Dioscorea grandiflora M. Martens & Galeotti

Synonym of Dioscorea galeottiana Kunth

Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14208
Place of publication: Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles. 9(2):392. 1842 post-Nov (non Mart. ex Griseb. 1842 Apr)
Link to protologue:
Comment: an illegitimate later homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  2. Téllez V., O. 1997. Nomenclatural changes in Mexican Dioscoreaceae and Leguminosae. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21:310.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea grandiflora M. Martens & Galeotti :

  • 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=14208. Accessed 23 July 2019.