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Taxon: Dioscorea inopinata Prain & Burkill

Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 476308
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927:245. 1927
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Sep-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand


  1. Thapyai, C. et al. 2004. A rare endemic Thai yam rediscovered: Dioscorea inopinata Prain & Burkill (Dioscoreaceae) and its affinities Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 32:152.
  2. Wilkin, P. et al. 2005. A plastid gene phylogeny of the yam genus, Dioscorea: roots, fruits and Madagascar Syst. Bot. 30:736-749.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea inopinata Prain & Burkill :

  • 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=476308. Accessed 21 May 2019.