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Taxon: Dioscorea minutiflora Engl.

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 476282
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 7:332. 1886
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 21-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Sep-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (n.)


References:

  1. Chaïr, H. et al. 2005. Use of cpSSR for the characterisation of yam phylogeny in Benin (Genome) 48:674-684.
  2. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Ramser, J. et al. 1997. Molecular marker based taxonomy and phylogeny of Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata - D. cayenensis) (Genome) 40:903-915.
  5. Terauchi, R. et al. 1992. Origin and phylogeny of Guinea yams as revealed by RFLP analysis of chloroplast DNA and nuclear ribosomal DNA Theor. Appl. Genet. 83:743-781.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea minutiflora Engl. :

  • 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=476282. Accessed 20 June 2019.