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Taxon: Dioscorea pentaphylla L.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14237
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1032. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (famine food fide L Edible Pl; F Fiji)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng (s.), Hunan Sheng (s.), Jiangxi Sheng (s.), Yunnan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu (s.e.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands (Okinawa)] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (Thursday Island)]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Jarvis, C. et al. Linnaean plant name typification project (on-line resource).
  7. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  8. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  11. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1951. Flora malesiana. 4:315-317.
  12. Wilkin, P. et al. 2005. A plastid gene phylogeny of the yam genus, Dioscorea: roots, fruits and Madagascar. Syst. Bot. 30:736-749. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Dioscorea pentaphylla L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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=14237. Accessed 22 July 2019.