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Taxon: Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14256
Place of publication: Biol. cent.-amer., Bot. 3:361. 1884
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

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


References:

  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  2. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  3. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  4. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  5. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: mentions
  6. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).

Check other web resources for Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=14256. Accessed 19 August 2019.