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Taxon: Dioscorea schimperiana Hochst. ex Kunth

 
Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 476327
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 5:339. 1850
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
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:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe


References:

  1. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  2. Wilkin, P. et al. 2005. A plastid gene phylogeny of the yam genus, Dioscorea: roots, fruits and Madagascar Syst. Bot. 30:736-749.
  3. Wursten, B. et al. Flora of Zimbabwe (on-line resource). (F Zimbabwe Online)

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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=476327. Accessed 21 May 2019.