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Taxon: Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. var. rotundata (Poir.) Griseb.

Synonym of Dioscorea rotundata Poir.

Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 476334
Place of publication: Fl. Brit. W.I. 587. 1864
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Chevalier, A. 1936. Contribution à l'étude de quelques espèces africaines de genre Dioscorea. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (or, Sér. 3, Bot.) 8(6):537.
  2. Onyilagha, J. C. & J. Lowe. 1985. Studies on the relationship of Dioscorea cayenensis and Dioscorea rotundata cultivars. Euphytica 35:733. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. var. rotundata (Poir.) Griseb. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=476334. Accessed 5 July 2020.