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Taxon: Dioscorea nummularia Lam.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14232
Place of publication: Encycl. 3:231. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Nov-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia (probably introd.)


References:

  1. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:85-89.
  2. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  3. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption (L Edible Pl)
  4. Malapa, R. et al. 2005. Genetic diversity of the greater yam (Dioscorea alata L.) and relatedness to D. nummularia Lam. and D. transversa Br. as revealed with AFLP markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:919-929.
  5. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1951. Flora malesiana. (F Males) 4:330-331.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea nummularia Lam. :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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=14232. Accessed 19 May 2019.