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Taxon: Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. subsp. rotundata (Poir.) J. Miège

Synonym of Dioscorea rotundata Poir.

Genus: Dioscorea
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Nomen number: 476336
Place of publication: F. N. Hepper, Fl. W. trop. Afr. 3:153. 1968
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. Note: = Dioscorea rotundata Poir.
  2. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Dioscorea cayenensis Lam. subsp. rotundata (Poir.) J. Miège :

  • 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=476336. Accessed 17 September 2019.