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Taxon: Dioscorea oppositifolia L.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 402570
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1033. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka


References:

  1. Al-Shehbaz, I. A. & B. G. Schubert. 1989. The Dioscoreaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 70:73. Note: misapplied to Dioscorea batatas Decne.
  2. Committee on Stabilization. 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names. Taxon 24:173.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Mukherjee, P. & K. V. Bhat. 2013. Phylogenetic relationship of wild and cultivated yam species (Dioscorea spp.) of India inferred from PCR-RFLP analysis of two cpDNA loci. Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1587-1597.
  5. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:96. Note: = Dioscorea opposita
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Dioscorea oppositifolia L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=402570. Accessed 21 July 2019.