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Taxon: Dioscorea trifida L. f.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 14263
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 427. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 22 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [St. Vincent]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas, Anzoategui, Monagas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (n.?)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [Napo] Peru


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam) 66.
  2. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2015 (L Colombia online)
  3. Bhattacharjee, R. et al. 2011. Chapter 4. Dioscorea (Wild Crop Rel Ind Cr) 71-96.
  4. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  5. Bousalen, M. et al. 2010. Evidence of diploidy in the wild Amerindian yam, a putative progenitor of the endangered species Dioscorea trifida (Dioscoreaceae) (Genome) 53:371-383.
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  7. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 7:1-92.
  8. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  13. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:510.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  16. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  17. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  18. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  20. Nascimento, W. F. et al. 2013. Spatially structured genetic diversity of the Amerindian yam (Dioscorea trifida L.) assessed by SSR and ISSR markers in southern Brazil Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:2405-2420.
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  23. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  24. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  25. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  26. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Dioscorea trifida L. f. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14263. Accessed 19 November 2018.