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Ver. 18.4
Feb. 11th, 2024

109.0000 Family Dioscoreaceae R.Br.; Prodr.: 294 (1810), nom. cons.
4-5 genera, ca. 660 spp.
Species listed in database: 661; hybrids: 1
= Avetraceae Takht.; Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 524 (1997)
= Stenomeridaceae J.Agardh; Theoria Syst. Pl.: 66 (1858)
= Taccaceae Dumort.; Anal. Fam. Pl.: 57, 58 (1829)
= Tamaceae Bercht. & J.Presl; Prir. Rostlin: 267 (1820)
= Tamnaceae Kickx f.; Descr. Pl. Louvan.: 307 (1827), orth. var.
= Trichopodaceae Hutch.; Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 143 (1934), nom. cons.
109.4001 Genus Dioscorea L.; Spl. Pl. 1: 1032 (1753)
Distribution: trop., subtropical and warmtemp. regions, some extending to temperate regions (C-Europe, Caucasus, North America, Chile, Japan, etc.). Borderea (Pyrenees) and Tamus (Europe, Mediterranean) are frequently treated as separate genera.
Species listed in database: 639; hybrids: 1
= Borderea Miégev.; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 13: 374 (1866)
= Botryosicyos Hochst.; Flora 27(Beil.): 3 (1844)
= Elephantodon Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 12 (1866)
= Epipetrum Phil.; Linnaea 33: 253 (1865)
= Hamatris Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 11 (1866)
= Helmia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 414 (1850)
= Higinbothamia Uline; Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 1: 414 (1899)
= Hyperocarpa (Uline) G.M.Barroso, E.F.Guim. & Sucre; Sellowia 25: 19 (1974)
= Merione Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 12 (1866)
= Nanarepenta Matuda; Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 32: 143 (1962)
= Oncorhiza Pers.; Syn. Pl. 1: 374 (1805)
= Oncus Lour.; Fl. Cochinch.: 194 (1790)
= Polynome Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 12 (1866)
= Raja Burm.; C. Plumier, Pl. Amer.: 148 (1758)
= Rajania L.; Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)
= Rhizemys Raf.; Fl. Tellur. 4: 26 (1838)
= Ricophora Mill.; Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.: s.p. (1754)
= Sismondaea Delponte; Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino, ser. 2, 14: 394 (1854)
= Strophis Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 12 (1866)
= Tamus L.; Sp. Pl.: 1028 (1753)
= Testudinaria Salisb. ex Burch.; Trav. S. Africa 2: 147 (1824)
= Ubium J.F.Gmel.; Syst. Nat. ed. 13[bis].: 839 (1791)
species :
Dioscorea abysmophila Maguire & Steyerm.; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 51: 105 (1989)
Distribution: Venezuela (Amazonas)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea abyssinica Hochst. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 387 (1850)
Distribution: Senegal; Liberia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Central African Republic; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Eritrea
22 BEN BKN GHA IVO LBR MLI NGA SEN 23 BIO CAF CMN 24 ERI ETH SSU SUD
species :
Dioscorea acanthogyne Rusby; Bull. N. F. Bot. Gard. 6: 492 (1910)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Santander, Sucre, Tolima); Peru; Bolivia (Beni, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz); NE-Brazil (Maranhao); WC-Brazil (Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Concepcion)
82 CLM VEN 83 BOL PER 84 BRA 85 PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea apurimacensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 94 (1931)
= Dioscorea corumbensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 241 (1924)
= Dioscorea gouanioides (Chodat & Hassl.) R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 192 (1917)
= Dioscorea guanaiensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr.-Dioscoreac. 78 (1924)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. gouanioides Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, II 3: 1111 (1903)
= Dioscorea narinensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 82 (1930)
= Dioscorea paraguayensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 78 (1924)
= Dioscorea pozucoensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 86 (1930)
species :
Dioscorea acerifolia Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 15 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Los Lagos)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea acuminata Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 449 (1885)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea barbarum H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 33 (1928) (nomen)
species :
Dioscorea adenantha Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 86 (1897)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea aesculifolia R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 170 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea aguilarii Standl. & Steyerm.; Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, Bot. Ser. 22: 133 (1940)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Dioscorea alainii Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 28 (2016)
Name: Bejuco de name, Calzoncillo, Guanbanza, Name mambi (Dominican Republic), Liomechotte (Haiti)
Distribution: Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
81 HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania hastata L.; Sp. Pl. 1032 (1753)
= Rajania hastata var. angusta R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 222 (1917)
= Rajania hastata var. euhastata R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 222 (1917)
= Rajania hastata var. incisa R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 222 (1917)
= Rajania hastata var. latior R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 222 (1917)
= Rajania hastata var. triloba R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 222 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea alata L.; Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753)
Name: Chupri Alu, Coconut Yam. Greater Asiatic Yam, Lisbon Yam, Oriental Yam, St. Vincent Red Yam, Water Yam, White Yam (Trinidad & Tobago); Fame de agua, Fame de mina, Native yam, Water yam, White yam
Distribution: not known in the wild; Guinea [c]; Burkina Faso [c]; Togo [c]; Cameroon [c]; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo] [c]; São Tomé [c]; Annobon Isl. [c]; Gabon [c]; Central African Republic [c]; S-Chad [c]; Angola [c]; Mozambique [c]; Madagascar [c]; Comores [c]; Mauritius [c]; La Réunion [c]; Rodrigues [c]; China [c]; Ryukyu Isl. [c]; Volcano Isl. [c] (Iwojima [c]); Taiwan [c]; Nepal [c]; Bhutan [c]; India [c]; Maldives [c]; Sri Lanka [c]; Bangladesh [c]; Andaman Isl. [c]; Nicobar Isl. [c]; Myanmar [c]; Thailand [c]; Laos [c]; Cambodia [c]; Borneo [c]; Sulawesi [c]; Philippines [c]; Java [c]; Lesser Sunda Isl. [c] (Bali [c], etc.); Moluccas [c]; Christmas Isl. [Austr.] [c]; New Guinea [c] (Irian Jaya [c], Papua New Guinea [c]); Australia [c] (Queensland [c]); New Caledonia [c]; Santa Cruz Isl. [c]; Vanuatu [c]; Rotuma Isl. [c]; Tonga [c] (Tongatapu [c], Vava´u [c]); Niue [c]; Fiji [c]; Tuvalu [c]; Banaba [Ocean] Isl. [c]; Cook Isl. [c] (Rarotonga [c], Mangaia [c], Ngaputoru Group [c]); Marquesas Isl. [c] (Fatu Hiva [c], Hiva Oa [c], Nuku Hiva [c], Ua Huka [c], Ua Pou [c], Tahuata [c]); Society Isl. (Tahiti, Mehetia, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea); Austral Isl. [c] (Tubuai [c]); Palau [c] (Angaur [c], Pulu Anna [c]); Northern Marianas [c]; Northern Marianas [c] (Alamagan [c], Sarigan [c]); Guam [c]; Fed. States of Micronesia [c] (Yap [c], Ulithi [c], Woleai [c], Nomwin [c], Tru [c], Moen [c], Romanum [c], Namoluk [c], Kosrae [c], Pingelap [c], Pohnpei [c], Satawan [c]); Marshall Isl. [c] (Majuro [c], Jaluit [c]); USA [c] (Florida [c], Georgia [c], Louisiana [c]); Mexico [c]; Guatemala [c]; Belize [c]; El Salvador [c]; Honduras [c]; Nicaragua [c]; Costa Rica [c]; Panama [c]; Bahamas [c]; Cuba [c]; Jamaica [c]; Puerto Rico [c]; Virgin Isl. [c]; St. Barthélémy [c]; Saba [c]; St. Eustatius [c]; St. Kitts [c]; Antigua [c]; Barbuda [c]; Montserrat [c]; Guadeloupe [c]; Marie-Galante [c]; Dominica [c]; Martinique [c]; St. Lucia [c]; Grenada c]; Tobago [c]; Trinidad [c]; Colombia [c]; Venezuela [c]; Guyana [c]; Surinam [c]; French Guiana [c]; Peru [c]; Brazil [c] (Mato Grosso [c], etc.)
22 bkn gui tog 23 ann bio caf cmn gab sao 24 cha 26 ang moz 29 com mau mdg reu rod 36 chi 38 kzn nns tai 40 ban bhu ind mdv nep srl 41 and cbd lao mya ncb tha 42 bor jaw lsi mol nwg phi sul xms 50 aus 60 fij nue nwc oce rot scz ton tuv van 61 aui coo mrq SCI 62 gum mic mrn mrs plu 78 usa 79 mex 80 blz cos els gua hon nic pan 81 aba bah cub dom gdl jam mar mts pue sab sba ste stk stl trt vir 82 clm frg guy sur ven 83 per 84 bra
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea alata var. globosa (Roxb.) Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1067 (1903)
= Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A.Pouchet; Bull. Écon. Indochine 8: 117 (1950)
= Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) H.F.Macmill.; Circ. Agric. J. Roy. Bot. Gard. Peradeniya 3(1): 11 (1905)
= Dioscorea alata var. rubella (Roxb.) Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1067 (1903)
= Dioscorea alata var. tarri Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 39 (1914)
= Dioscorea alata var. vera Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 39 (1914)
= Dioscorea atropurpurea Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 800 (1832)
= Dioscorea colocasiifolia Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 145 (1893) (leaves)
= Dioscorea eburnea Lour.; Fl. Cochinch. ed. Willd. 2: 767 (1790)
= Dioscorea globosa Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 797 (1832)
= Dioscorea javanica Queva; Mem. Soc. Natl. Sci. Agric. Arts Lille, IV 20: 372 (1894)
= Dioscorea purpurea Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 799 (1832)
= Dioscorea rubella Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 798 (1832)
= Dioscorea sapinii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 368 (1912)
= Dioscorea vulgaris Miq.; Fl. Ind. Bat. 3: 572 (1857)
= Elephantodon eburnea (Lour.) Salisb.; Gen. Pl. Fragm. 12 (1866)
= Polynome alata (L.) Salisb.; Gen. Pl. Fragm. 12 (1866)
= Rajania flexuosa Bello; Anal. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 12: 124 (1883)
species :
Dioscorea alatipes Burkill & H.Perrier; Fl. Madagascar, ed. Humbert, Fam. 44, 55 (1950) (sine descr. lat.), et Not. Syst. 14: 136 (1951)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea althaeoides R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 180 (1924)
Distribution: China (Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan); E-Tibet
36 CHI TIB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea platanifolia Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 60 (1925)
species :
Dioscorea amaranthoides C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 134 (1827)
Distribution: Colombia (Amazonas, Antioquia, Boyacá); Peru; N-Brazil (Amazonas); NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo); Paraguay (Alto Paraná, Concepcion); Argentina (Misiones)
82 CLM 83 PER 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. crumenigera (Mart. ex Griseb.) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. denudata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. elegantula Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. glauca Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. metallica (K.Koch) Harms ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. paniculata R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
= Dioscorea anoectochilus W.Bull; Nursery Cat. (William Bull) 14: 13 (1866)
= Dioscorea apaensis Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II(3): 1112 (1903)
= Dioscorea argyrea Verschaff. ex É.Morren; Belgique Hort. 11: 219 (1861)
= Dioscorea crumenigera Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 36 (1842)
= Dioscorea eldorado Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea metallica K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 14: 158 (1871)
= Dioscorea multicolor Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea multicolor var. chrysophylla Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea multicolor var. melanoleuca Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea multicolor var. metallica Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 53 (1871)
= Dioscorea multicolor var. sagittaria Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea nobilis K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 11: 167 (1868)
= Dioscorea prismatica Linden & André; Ill. Hort. 18: 52 (1871)
= Dioscorea silvestris Vell.; F. Flum. 10: t. 118 (1831)
species :
Dioscorea amazonum Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 39 (1842)
Distribution: Panama; Colombia (Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupés); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro); Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Peru; Bolivia (Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Pará, Amazonas); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
80 PAN 82 CLM FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea amazonum var. burchellii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
= Dioscorea amazonum var. consanguinea (Kunth) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
= Dioscorea amazonum var. robustior Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
= Dioscorea amazonum var. sagotiana Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
= Dioscorea amazonum var. sprucei Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
= Dioscorea cuspidata Klotzsch ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 429 (1850), not validly publ.
= Dioscorea elegantula Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 366 (1850)
= Dioscorea georgensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 83 (1930)
= Dioscorea hitchcockii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 118 (1935)
= Dioscorea holtii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 163 (1937)
= Dioscorea huberi R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 87 (1930)
= Dioscorea megalobotrya Kunth & R.H.Schomb.; K. S. Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 365 (1850)
= Dioscorea surinamensis Miq. ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 147 (1924) (in syn.)
= Helmia consanguinea Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 428 (1850)
variant :
var. klugii (R.Knuth) Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 16 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea klugii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 158 (1932)
species :
Dioscorea amoena R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 67 (1924)
Distribution: Venezuela (Aragua)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea analalavensis Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Mus. Col. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 399 (1910)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea ancachsensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 202 (1924)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea andina Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 16 (1896)
Name: Papa cimarrona (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea andromedusae O.Téllez; Brittonia 48(1): 103 (1996)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea anomala Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 31 (1842)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia anomala (Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 427 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea antaly Jum. & H.Perrier; Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Par. cxlix. 485 (1909)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea antaly var. laevis Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 136 (1951)
species :
Dioscorea antucoana Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 207 (1917)
Distribution: Chile (Biobío)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea arachidna Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 21 (1914)
Distribution: S-China; NE-India (Assam, Meghalaya); Myanmar; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam
36 CHI 40 IND 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea collinsiae Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 234 (1927)
= Dioscorea filicaulis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 242 (1933)
species :
Dioscorea araucana Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 540 (1873)
Distribution: Chile (Biobío, Araucanía)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea arcuatinervis Hochr.; Ann. Conserv. & Jard. Bot. Geneve 11: & 12: 52 (1908)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea heteropoda var. subdiffusa Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 136 (1951)
= Dioscorea humblotii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 70 (1924)
= Dioscorea mareka H.Perrier; (1925) (nomen)
species :
Dioscorea argyrogyna Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 204 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea arifolia C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 134 (1827)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea aristolochiifolia Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 11 (1833)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea trichoneura Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 6 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea asclepiadea Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 190 (1916)
Distribution: Japan (Kyushu)
38 JAP
species :
Dioscorea aspera Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 794 (1806)
Distribution: Honduras [I]; Colombia (Guainía, Vichada); Venezuela (Bolívar); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais); S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
80 hon 82 CLM VEN 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea scabra var. aspera (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 192 (1917)
= Helmia aspera (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 429 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea aspersa Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 447 (1908)
Distribution: China (W-Guizhou, E-Yunnan)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pulverea Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 31 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea asperula Pedralli; Napaea 8: 29 (1992)
Distribution: WC-Brazil; SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea asteriscus Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 15: 356 (1939)
Distribution: Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia; Botswana
23 CAF RWA ZAI 25 KEN TAN 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT NAM
species :
Dioscorea atrescens R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 245 (1924). 245 (1924)
Distribution: Colombia (Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vichada); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar)
82 CLM VEN
species :
Dioscorea auriculata Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 13 (1833)
Name: Ñame (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Lagos)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea acutifolia Phil.; Linnaea 29: 64 (1857)
= Dioscorea helicifolia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 348 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea axilliflora Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 11 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Atacama)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea ayardei Asesor; Darwiniana n. s. 9(2): 395 (2021)
Distribution: Argentina (Jujuy)
85 ARG
species :
Dioscorea bahiensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 351 (1924). 351 (1924)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea bako Wilkin; Kew Bull. 63(1): 114 (2008)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea balcanica Kosanin; Oesterr. Bot. Z. 64: 37 (1914), et Bull. Inst. Jard. Bot. Univ. Belgrad 1: 199 (1929), descr. ampl.
Distribution: Montenegro; ?Kosovo; N-Albania
13 ALB MNT
species :
Dioscorea bancana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 62 (1925)
Distribution: Sumatra (Bangka Isl.)
42 SUM
species :
Dioscorea banzhuana C.Pei & Ting; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 14(1): 70 (1976)
Distribution: China (SE-Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea baracoensis (R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 30 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba; Hispaniola
81 CUB HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania baracoensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 333 (1924)
= Rajania tenuiflora R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 219 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea bartlettii C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 461 (Bot. Maya Area) 242 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Belize; Honduras
79 MEX 80 BLZ GUA HON
species :
Dioscorea basiclavicaulis Rizzini & A.Mattos; Rev. Brasil. Biol. 46(2): 317 (1986)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea baya De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 357 (1912)
Distribution: Cameroon; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; Uganda; Angola; W-Zambia
23 BUR CAF CMN CON GAB ZAI 25 UGA 26 ANG ZAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea baya var. subcordata De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 4: 328 (1914)
variant :
var. kimpundi De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 4: 328 (1914)
Distribution: Liberia; Ivory Coast; Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 IVO LBR 23 CMN CON ZAI
species :
Dioscorea beecheyi R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 58 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea belophylla (Prain) Voigt ex Haines; Forest Fl. Chota Nagpur: 530 (1910)
Distribution: Pakistan (Pakistani Punjab); Nepal; Bhutan; India (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Punjab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Andaman / Nicobar Isl.; Myanmar
40 BAN BHU IND NEP PAK 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea nummularia var. belophylla Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1065, 1067 (1903)
= Dioscorea glabra Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 294 (1892), non Roxb., 1832. .
= Dioscorea sagittata Royle; IlI. Bot. Himal.: 378, 379 (1839) (nom. nud.)
species :
Dioscorea bemandry Jum. & H.Perrier; Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Par. cxlix. 484 (1909)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea bemarivensis Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 423 (1910)
Distribution: Madagascar; Comores (Mayotte, etc.); Aldabra (Aldabra Isl., Asuncio Isl., Astove Isl.)
29 ALD COM MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lucida Scott Elliot; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29: 60 (1891) (non R. Br.)
= Dioscorea madagascariensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 311 (1924)
= Dioscorea majungensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 312 (1924)
= Dioscorea nesiotis Hemsl.; J. Bot. 55: 288 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea benthamii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 448 (1908)
Distribution: China (W-Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi); Taiwan
36 CHI 38 TAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tarokoensis Hayata; Ic. Pl. Formos. 10: 44 (1921)
species :
Dioscorea berenicea McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 15: 362 (1989)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea bermejensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 199 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Tarija); Argentina (Salta)
83 BOL 85 ARG
species :
Dioscorea bernoulliana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 192 (1916)
Distribution: Mexico (Quintana Roo, Chiapas); Guatemala; ?Belize; Honduras
79 MEX 80 GUA HON
species :
Dioscorea besseriana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 345 (1850)
Distribution: Chile (Antofagasta, Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Biobío)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea besseriana var. berteroi Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 205 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea beyrichii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 210 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea bicolor Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 449 (1908)
Distribution: China (SW-Sichuan, N-Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea biformifolia C.Pei & Ting; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 14(1): 69 (1976)
Distribution: China (Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea biloba (Phil.) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
subspecies :
subsp. biloba
Distribution: Chile (Antofagasta, Coquimbo)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Epipetrum bilobum Phil.; Anal. Mus. nac. Chile (1892) 11 t. 3
subspecies :
subsp. coquimbana Viruel, Segarra & Villar; Syst. Bot. 35(1): 58 (2010)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea biplicata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 77 (1924)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Quindío); Ecuador
82 CLM 83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea birmanica Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 23: 185 (1904)
Distribution: China (NW-Yunnan); Bangladesh; Myanmar (Kachin, Mandalay, Mon, Yangon); Thailand
36 CHI 40 BAN 41 MYA THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea horrida Buch.-Ham. ex Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard., Calc. 14: 66 (1936) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea rangunensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 320 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea birschelii Harms ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 193 (1917)
Distribution: Venezuela (Venezuela Distrito Federal, Miranda)
82 VEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea caracasensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea blumei Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n, s. 10: 25 (1914)
Distribution: ?N-Sumatra; Java
42 JAW
species :
Dioscorea bolivarensis Steyerm.; Fieldiana, Bot. 28: No. 1, 158 (1951)
Distribution: Venezuela (Bolívar)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea bonii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 244 (1933)
Distribution: Vietnam
41 VIE
species :
Dioscorea bosseri Haigh & Wilkin; Kew Bull. 60(2): 276 (2005)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea brachybotrya Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 12 (1833)
Name: Poñi (Chile)
Distribution: Argentina (Neuquen); Chile (O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Rios, Los Lagos)
85 ARG CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea buchtienii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 207 (1917)
= Dioscorea novemloba Steud. ex F.Phil.; Cat. Pl. Vasc. Chil.: 286 (1881), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea scandens Kunze ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 350 (1850)
variant :
var. germainii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 206 (1917)
Distribution: Chile (O´Higgins, Maule)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea brachystachya Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 7 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Biobío)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea bradei R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 177 (1937)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea brandisii Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n, s. 10: 27, hybr. (1914)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam); Myanmar
40 IND 41 MYA
species :
Dioscorea brevipetiolata Prain & Burkill ex Craib; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 407 (1912), nomen, Prain & Burkill in J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng.1914, n. s. 10: 38, descr.
Distribution: Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam
41 CBD LAO THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea bridgesii Griseb. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 358 (1850)
Name: Papa cimarrona (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tenuicaulis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 192 (1924) (in syn.)
= Rajania flexuosa Poir.; Encyc. 6: 59 (1804)
species :
Dioscorea brownii Schinz; Mem. Herb. Boiss. no. 20, 11 (1900)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea bryoniifolia Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 13 (1833)
Name: Camisilla (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hederacea Miers; Trav. Chile 2: 531 (1826), nom. nud.
species :
Dioscorea buchananii Benth.; Hook. Ic. Pl, t. 1397-98 (1879)
subspecies :
subsp. buchananii
Distribution: ?SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
25 TAN 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea buchananii var. ukamensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 185 (1924)
= Dioscorea mildbraediana R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1059 (1934)
= Dioscorea rhacodes Peter ex R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 162 (1937)
subspecies :
subsp. undatiloba (Baker) Wilkin; PhytoKeys 48: 59 (2015)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea junodii Burtt Davy; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 231 (1924)
= Dioscorea undatiloba Baker; J. Bot. 27: 8 (1889)
species :
Dioscorea buckleyana Wilkin; Adansonia 31(2): 255 (2009)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea bulbifera L.; Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753)
Name: Akam, Air yam, Potato yam
Distribution: Senegal [I]; Guinea-Bissau [I]; Guinea [I]; Sierra Leone [I]; Liberia [I]; Burkina Faso [I]; Ivory Coast [I]; Ghana [I]; Togo [I]; Benin [I]; Nigeria [I]; Cameroon [I]; Principe Isl. [I]; São Tomé [I]; Equatorial Guinea [I]; Gabon [I]; Congo [Brazzaville] [I]; Central African Republic [I]; D.R.Congo [Zaire] [I]; Rwanda [I]; Chad [I]; S-Chad [I]; Sudan [I]; South Sudan [I]; Ethiopia [I]; Eritrea [I]; Uganda [I]; Kenya [I]; Tanzania [I]; Angola [I]; Zambia [I]; Malawi [I]; Zimbabwe [I]; Mozambique [I]; Namibia [I]; Madagascar [I]; Mauritius [I]; La Réunion [I]; Seychelles [I]; China (S-Anhui, Fujian, S-Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, S-Henan, Hubei, Hunan, S-Jiangsu, Jiangxi, S-Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang); Tibet; North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu); Ryukyu Isl.; Bonin Isl. [I] (Chichijima [I], Hahajima [I]); Volcano Isl. [I] (Kita-Iwojima [I]); Taiwan; Nepal; Bhutan; India (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal); Lakshadweep Isl. [Laccadives]; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Andaman Isl.; Barren Isl.; Nicobar Isl.; Myanmar (Chin, Kachin, Mandalay, Mon, Sagaing, Shan, Bago); Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore [I]; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Philippines (Luzon, Masbate, Leyte, Mindanao); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl. (Bali, etc.); Moluccas; Christmas Isl. [Austr.]; New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea); Solomon Isl.; Australia (N-Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland); New Caledonia; Santa Cruz Isl. [I]; Vanuatu; Rotuma Isl.; Tonga [I] (Late Isl. [I], Tongatapu [I], ´Eua [I], Vava´u [I], Tafahi [I], Niuatoputapu [I]); Niue [I]; [Western] Samoa [I] (´Upolu [I], Savai´i [I]); American Samoa [I] (Tutuila [I], Ta´u [I]); Cook Isl. (Rarotonga, Mangaia, Aitutaki, Atiu, Mitiaro, ?Mauke); Marquesas Isl. (Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, Ua Pou, Tahuata, Mohotani); Society Isl. (Tahiti [I], Raiatea [I], Tahaa [I]); Tuamotu Arch. [I] (Makatea Isl. [I], Rangiroa Atoll [I]); Austral Isl. (Tubuai); Palau (Koror, Babeldaob, Ngarakabesang, Ulebsechel, Angaur, Namonuito, Murilo, Sonsorol); Northern Marianas (Asuncion?, Tinian, Rota Isl.); Guam; Fed. States of Micronesia (Yap, Ulithi, Fais, Faraulep, Ifalik, Satawal, Nomwin, Truk, Moen, Dublon, Tol, Udot, Romanum, Nama, Namoluk, Kosrae, Lukunor, Pingelap, Piis, Pohnpei, Satawan); Marshall Isl. [I] (Majuro [I]); Hawaii [I] (Kauai [I], Oahu [I], Molokai [I], Maui [I], Hawaii Isl. [I]); USA [I] (Florida [I], Louisiana [I], Mississippi [I], Texas [I]); Mexico [I]; Guatemala [I]; Honduras [I]; Costa Rica [I]; Panama [I]; Bahamas [I]; Cuba [I]; Jamaica [I]; Hispaniola [I]; Puerto Rico [I]; St. Kitts [I]; Antigua [I]; Guadeloupe [I]; Martinique [I]; St. Vincent [I]; Trinidad [I]; Colombia [I]; Venezuela [I]; Surinam [I]; French Guiana [I]; Peru [I]; Brazil [I]
22 ben bkn gha gnb gui ivo lbr nga sen sie tog 23 caf cmn con eqg gab pri rwa sao zai 24 cha eri eth ssu sud 25 ken tan uga 26 ang mlw moz zam zim 27 nam 29 mau mdg reu sey 36 CHI TIB 38 JAP KOR kzn NKO NNS oga TAI 40 BAN BHU IND LDV NEP SRL 41 AND CBD LAO MYA NCB THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY MOL NWG PHI sng SUL SUM XMS 43 SOL 50 AUS 60 asa nue NWC ROT sam scz ton VAN 61 AUI COO MRQ SCI tua 62 GUM MIC MRN mrs PLU 63 haw 77 usa 78 usa 79 mex 80 cos gua hon pan 81 aba bah cub gdl his jam mar pue stk stv trt 82 clm frg sur ven 83 per 84 bra
Remarks: in many areas only introduced in pre-European times, for example in Polynesia
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea anthropophagorum A.Chev.; Etudes Fl. Afr. Centr. Franc. 1: 309 (1913) (nomen), et Veg. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franc. 8: 357 (1913) (in obs.) ex Jum., Pl. Tubercul. Aliment. 172 (1910) (in obs., nomen)
= Dioscorea anthropophagorum var. sylvestris A.Chev.; Études Fl. Afr. Centr. Franc. 1: 309 (1913)
= Dioscorea bulbifera f. domestica (Makino) Makino & Nemoto; Fl. Japan, rev. ed.: 1585 (1931)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. albotuberosa Y.F.Zhou, Z.L.Xu & Y.Y.Hang; Novon 18: 555 (2008)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. anthropophagorum (A.Chev.) Prain & Burkill; (1914)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. anthropophagorum (A.Chev.) Summerh.; Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 19: 293 (1931), isonym
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. brachybotryum Y.Y.Hang & Y.F.Zhou; J. Pl. Resourc. Environ. 27: 105 (2018), nom. inval.
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. crispata (Roxb.) Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1066 (1903)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. elongata (F.M.Bailey) Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 27 (1914)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. heterophylla (Roxb.) Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14: 117 (1936)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. pulchella (Roxb.) Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1066 (1903)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. sativa Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1066 (1903)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. suavia Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 26 (1914)
= Dioscorea bulbifera var. vera Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 26 (1914)
= Dioscorea crispata Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 802 (1832)
= Dioscorea heterophylla Roxb.; Hort Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 804 (1832)
= Dioscorea hoffa Cordem.; Fl. Ile Reun. 159 (1895)
= Dioscorea hofika Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Inst. Bot.-Geol. Colon. Marseille, II 8: 291 (1910)
= Dioscorea korrorensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 190 (1924)
= Dioscorea latifolia Benth.; Hook. Niger Fl. 535 (1849)
= Dioscorea longipetiolata Baudon; Ann. Mus. Col. Marseille,., Ser. III. 1: 242 (1913)
= Dioscorea perrieri R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 354 (1924)
= Dioscorea pulchella Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 801 (1832)
= Dioscorea rogersii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 27 (1914)
= Dioscorea sativa f. domestica Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912)
= Dioscorea sativa f. spontanea Makino; Phan. Pter. Jap. Icon. 2: t. 81-82 (1902)
= Dioscorea sativa Thunb.; Fl. Jap. 151 (1784) non L. 1753
= Dioscorea sativa var. elongata F.M.Bailey; Queensl. Fl. 5: 1615 (1902)
= Dioscorea sativa var. rotunda F.M.Bailey; Queensl. Fl. 5: 1615 (1902)
= Dioscorea tamifolia Salisb.; Parad. Lond, t. 17 (1805)
= Dioscorea tenuiflora Schltdl.; Linnaea 17: 608 (1843)
= Dioscorea versicolor Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Numer. List: 178, n. 5105 (1832) (nom. nud.)
= Dioscorea violacea Baudon; Ann. Mus. Colon. Marseille, sér. 3, 1: 242 (1913), nom. illeg.
= Helmia bulbifera (L.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 435 (1850)
= Polynome bulbifera (L.) Salisb.; Gen. Pl. Fragm. 12 (1866)
species :
Dioscorea bulbotricha Hand.-Mazz.; Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien. Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 79: 221 (1908)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo); S-Brazil (Paraná)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea burchellii Baker; J. Bot. 27: 1 (1889)
Distribution: South Africa (W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea burkilliana J.Miège ex R.Hills & Wilkin; Fl. Afrique Centr., Dioscor. 48 (2021)
Distribution: Sierra Leone; Ivory Coast; Benin; ?Nigeria; Cameroon; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 BEN IVO SIE 23 CAF CMN CON GAB ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea burkilliana J.Miège; Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afrique Noire, Sér. A, Sci. Nat. 20: 48 (1958)
species :
Dioscorea cachipuertensis Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 19 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea calcicola Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 64 (1925)
Distribution: peninsular Thailand; peninsular Malaysia (Langkawi Isl., Kedah, Kelantan)
41 THA 42 MLY
species :
Dioscorea caldasensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 112 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea fimbriata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 196 (1917), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea calderillensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 197 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (Cochabamba, Tarija)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea callacatensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 83 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea cambodiana Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 12 (1914)
Distribution: Cambodia; Vietnam
41 CBD VIE
species :
Dioscorea campanulata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 189 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea campanulata var. lanceolata Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 189 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea campestris Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 30 (1842)
Distribution: Ecuador; Bolivia (Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Amazonas); NE-Brazil (Paraíba, Bahia); WC-Brazil (Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso do Sul); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Central, Cordillera, Paraguari); Uruguay (Artigas, Paysandu, Rio Negro, Soriano, Tacuarembo); Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Misiones, Salta, Tucuman)
83 BOL ECU 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea campestris f. longispicata Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 451 (1915)
= Dioscorea campestris f. paraguayensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 346 (1926)
= Dioscorea campestris f. piedadensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 186 (1917)
= Dioscorea campestris f. plantaginifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 186 (1917)
= Dioscorea campestris f. stenorachis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 186 (1917)
= Dioscorea campestris var. grandiflora Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 30 (1842)
= Dioscorea campestris var. longispicata Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 451 (1916)
= Dioscorea campestris var. parviflora Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 30 (1842)
= Helmia campestris (Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 425 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea campos-portoi R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 176 (1937)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea carionis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 193 (1916)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
species :
Dioscorea carpomaculata O.Téllez & B.G.Schub.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78(1): 245 (1991)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
variant :
var. cinerea (Uline ex R.Knuth) O.Téllez & B.G.Schub.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78(1): 248 (1991)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea cymosula var. cinerea Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 202 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea castilloniana Hauman; Bol. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Tucuman, No. 11, 31 (1927)
Distribution: Argentina (Jujuy)
85 ARG
species :
Dioscorea caucasica Lipsky; Bull. Soc. Natur. Kieff (1893) 143 t. 6-7, Alboff, in Act. Hort. Petrop. 12: 439 (1893), et in Bull. Herb. Boiss. 1: 263 (1893)
Distribution: Georgia [Caucasus] (Abkhazia)
33 GEO
species :
Dioscorea caucensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 86 (1930)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Cauca, Huila, Tolima)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.; Encyc. 3: 233 (1789)
subspecies :
subsp. cayenensis
Name: Afou, Afou Yam, Devil Yam, Matuta Yam, Negro Yam, Yam Atouta, Yam Jab, Yellow Guinea Yam, Yellow Yam (Trinidad & Tobago); Fame Tongo, Goa potato, Tongo yam
Distribution: Senegal; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Principe Isl.; São Tomé; Annobon Isl.; Central African Republic; SW-Chad; Angola; Costa Rica [I]; Cuba [I]; Jamaica; Puerto Rico [I]; Guadeloupe [I]; Dominica [I]; St. Lucia [I]; St. Vincent [I]; Grenada [I]; Tobago [I]; Trinidad [I]; Venezuela [I]; Guyana [I]; Surinam [I]; French Guiana [I]; Brazil [I]
22 BEN BKN GHA IVO LBR NGA NGR SEN SIE 23 ANN BIO CAF CMN PRI SAO 24 CHA 26 ANG 80 cos 81 cub dom gdl gre JAM pue stl stv trt 82 frg guy sur ven 84 bra
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea aculeata Balb. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 381 (1850), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea altissima Lam.; Encyc. 3: 231 (1789)
= Dioscorea berteroana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 381 (1850)
= Dioscorea camerunensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 298 (1924)
= Dioscorea moma De Wild.; Amn. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 367 (1912)
= Dioscorea occidentalis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 299 (1924)
= Dioscorea pruinosa A.Chev.; Etudes Fl. Afr. Centr. Frame. 311 (1913) (nomen, De Wild. in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 336., nomen)
subspecies :
subsp. rotundata (Poir.) J.Miège; J. Hutch. & J. M. Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr., ed. 2, 3(1): 153 (1968)
Name: Fame blanco, Fame de Guinea blanco, Guinea yam, White Guinea yam
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Jamaica [I]; Puerto Rico [I]; Colombia [I]
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 81 jam pue 82 clm
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea rotundata Poir.; Encyc. Suppl. 3: 139 (1813)
species :
Dioscorea cephalocarpa (Uline ex R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 30 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Conservation Status: threatened (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea rigida R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 79 (1925)
= Rajania cephalocarpa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 221 (1917)
= Rajania hermannii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea ceratandra Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 207 (1917), descr.
Distribution: Peru; NE-Brazil (Ceara); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Concepcion); Argentina (Corrientes, Jujuy, Misiones)
83 PER 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea congestiflora R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)
= Dioscorea quirogae R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 218 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea chagllaensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 88 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea chancayensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 81 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea chaponensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 117 (1935)
Distribution: Costa Rica; Panama; Colombia (Antioquia, Boyacá, Cundinamarca)
80 COS PAN 82 CLM
variant :
var. chazutensis Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru 22 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea chiapasensis Matuda; Bol. Soc. Bot. Mexico, No. 15, 25 (1953)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
species :
Dioscorea chimborazensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 86 (1930)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea chingii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 425 (1931)
Distribution: China (Guangxi, Yunnan); Vietnam
36 CHI 41 VIE
species :
Dioscorea chondrocarpa Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 34 (1842)
Name: Name muerto (Dominican Republic), Igname chat (Haiti), Igname grand bois, Igname marron (Lesser Antilles), Dunguey (Puerto Rico)
Distribution: Panama; Cuba; Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti); Puerto Rico; St. Martin/St. Maarten; St. Barthélémy; Guadeloupe; Martinique; St. Vincent; Colombia (Amazonas, Antioquia, Bolívar, Cesar, Norte de Santander); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro); Guyana; Surinam; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Pará, Amazonas); NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Concepcion)
80 PAN 81 CUB GDL HIS MAR PUE SBA STM STV 82 CLM GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA 85 PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea balsapuertensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 117 (1935)
= Dioscorea calcarea R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 84 (1924)
= Dioscorea hoehneana R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 538 (1921)
= Dioscorea maranonensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 344 (1926)
= Dioscorea nitida R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
= Dioscorea poeppigii Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 365 (1850)
= Dioscorea rajanioides Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 186 (1917)
= Dioscorea revillae Ayala; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68(1): 125 (1981)
= Dioscorea samydea var. poeppigii (Kunth) Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 47 (1998)
species :
Dioscorea choriandra Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 198 (1917)
Distribution: Colombia (Boyacá); Ecuador
82 CLM 83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea chouardii Gaussen; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 99: 24 (1952)
Distribution: NE-Spain (Prepyrenees)
12 SPA
Remarks: extremely rare and highly endangered, known only from one area
Synonyms: hidden
= Borderea chouardii (Gaussen) Gaussen & Heslot; Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse, c. 390, 393 (1965)
species :
Dioscorea chusqueifolia C.Romero, O.Téllez & Bussmann; Brittonia 71(4): 354 (2019)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea cienegensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 200 (1917)
Distribution: Argentina (Chaco, Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman)
85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea monadelpha var. opaca Hicken; Darwiniana 1: 115 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea cinnamomifolia Hook.; Bot. Mag. 55: t. 2825 (1828)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Santa Catarina); Argentina (Misiones)
84 BRA 85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea cinnamomifolia var. zanoniae (Klotzsch ex Griseb.) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 64 (1924)
= Dioscorea teretiuscula Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 48 (1842)
= Dioscorea tuberosa Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 125 (1831)
= Dioscorea zanoniae Klotzsch ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 38 (1842)
= Rajania brasiliensis Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 48 (1842)
species :
Dioscorea cirrhosa Lour.; Fl. Cochinch. 2: 625 (1790)
Distribution: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, S-Jiangxi, Sichuan, SE-Yunnan, Zhejiang); Tibet; Ryukyu Isl.; Taiwan; Thailand; Laos; Vietnam
36 CHI TIB 38 NNS TAI 41 LAO THA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea angusta R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 288 (1924)
= Dioscorea bonnetii A.Chev.; Bull. Econ. Indo-Chine, n. s. 20: 328 (1918)
= Dioscorea camphorifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 288 (1924)
= Dioscorea cirrhosa var. cylindrica C.T.Ting & M.C.Chang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20(2): 206 (1982)
= Dioscorea formosana R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 268 (1924)
= Dioscorea intempestiva Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 243 (1933)
= Dioscorea matsudae Hayata; Ic. Pl. Formos. 10: 39 (1921)
= Dioscorea rhipogonoides Oliv.; Hook. Icon. pl. 19: t. 1868 (1889)
= Strophis cirrhosa (Lour.) Salisb.; Gen. Pl. Fragm. 12 (1866)
species :
Dioscorea cissophylla Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 18 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Los Rios, Los Lagos)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea claessensii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 358 (1912)
Distribution: +Cameroon; +D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 CMN ZAI
Conservation Status: known only from two old collections
species :
Dioscorea claussenii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea claytonii Ayala; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68(1): 130 (1981)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea cochleariapiculata De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 350 (1914)
Distribution: SE-D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Burundi; N-Ethiopia; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia
23 BUR ZAI 24 ETH 25 TAN 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea stolzii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 136 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea collettii Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 290 (1892)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, Fujian, N-Guangdong, NE-Guangxi, Guizhou, S-Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, W-Sichuan, Zhejiang); N-Taiwan; Myanmar (Shan); N-Thailand; Laos; Vietnam
36 CHI 38 TAI 41 LAO MYA THA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea gracillima var. collettii (Hook.f.) Uline ex R.Knuth; Pflanzenr. IV 43: 253 (1924)
= Dioscorea hui R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 80 (1925)
= Dioscorea nigrescens R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 253 (1924)
= Dioscorea oenea Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 16 (1914)
= Dioscorea seniavinii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 59 (1925)
= Dioscorea tashiroi Hayata; Ic. Pl. Formos. 10: 44 (1921)
variant :
var. hypoglauca (Palib.) C.T.Ting et al.; Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 16(1): 72 (1985)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, Fujian, N-Guangdong, NE-Guangxi, S-Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang); Taiwan
36 CHI 38 TAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hypoglauca Palib.; Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II. 6: 2 (1906)
= Dioscorea kaoi Liu & T.C.Huang; Taiwania, No. 7, 33 (1960)
= Dioscorea morsei Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 454 (1908)
= Dioscorea undulata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 315 (1924)
variant :
var. izuensis (Akahori) Hiroshi Noda & M.N.Tamura; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 198(2): 213 (2021)
Distribution: Ryukyu Isl.
38 NNS
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea izuensis Akahori; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 19: 161 (1963)
species :
Dioscorea communis (L.) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
Name: Gemeine Schmerwurz (DE); Black Bryony (EN)
Distribution: England; Ireland [I]; Belgium; Luxembourg; Germany (Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland); Switzerland; Liechtenstein; Austria; Hungary; Portugal; Spain; Andorra; Gibraltar; Baleares; France; Channel Isl.; Corsica; Sardinia; Italy; Sicily; Pantelleria; San Marino; Morocco; Algeria; Tunisia; Libya; Azores [I]; New Zealand [I]
10 GRB ire 11 AUT BGM GER HUN LIE LUX SWI 12 ADO BAL CIS COR FRA GIB POR SAR SPA 13 ITA PTL SIC SMA 20 ALG LBY MOR TUN 21 azo 51 nzl
Synonyms: hidden
= Tamus baccifera St.-Lag.; Cariot. Etud. des fl. ed. 8. 2: 765 (1889)
= Tamus cirrhosa Hausskn. ex Bornm.; Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 58 E: 271 (1938)
= Tamus communis f. subtriloba (Guss.) O.Bolòs & Vigo; Fl. Man. Paisos Catalans 4: 171 (2001)
= Tamus communis L.; Sp. Pl. 1028 (1753)
= Tamus communis var. smilacifolia (Jullien ex Boreau) Rouy; Rouy & Foucaud, Fl. France 13: 18 (1912)
= Tamus communis var. subtriloba Guss.; Fl. Sicul. Syn. 2: 880 (1844)
= Tamus cordifolia Stokes; Bot. Mat. Med. 4: 544 (1812)
= Tamus parviflora Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 454 (1850)
= Tamus racemosa Gouan; Fl. Monsp. 426 (1765)
species :
Dioscorea commutata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 74 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea comorensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 347 (1926)
Distribution: Comores
29 COM
species :
Dioscorea compacta D.Araújo; Kew Bull. 71(2)-27: 2 (2016)
Distribution: Brazil (Tocantins)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea composita Hemsl.; Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 3: 354 (1884)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras; Costa Rica
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS ELS GUA HON
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tepinapensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 204 (1917)
= Dioscorea tepinapensis var. aggregata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 205 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea contracta R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 190 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham. & Schltdl.; Linnaea 6: 49 (1831)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras; Costa Rica; Panama; Trinidad
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS ELS GUA HON PAN 81 TRT
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea brachycarpa Schltdl.; Linnaea 17: 109 (1843)
= Dioscorea capillaris Hemsl.; Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 3: 354 (1884)
= Dioscorea capillaris var. glabra Hemsl.; Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 323 (1884)
= Dioscorea chamela McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 15: 364 (1989)
= Dioscorea convolvulacea subsp. esurientium (Uline) Uline ex R.Knuth; Pflanzenr. IV 43: 99 (1924)
= Dioscorea convolvulacea subsp. grandifolia (Schltdl.) Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 99 (1924)
= Dioscorea convolvulacea var. glabra (Hemsl.) Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 99 (1924)
= Dioscorea esurientium Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 429 (1896)
= Dioscorea grandifolia Schltdl.; Linnaea 17: 602 (1843)
= Dioscorea hirsuta M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 9(2): 391 (1842), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea hirsuta var. glabra Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 428 (1896)
= Dioscorea joseensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 159 (1924)
= Dioscorea macrostachya M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Brux. 9: II. 892 (1842)
= Dioscorea triangularis Sessé & Moc.; Fl. Mexic., ed. 2: 232 (1894), nom. illeg.
= Helmia brachycarpa (Schltdl.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 416 (1850)
= Helmia convolvulacea (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 415 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea conzattii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 221 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Mexico State, Michoacan, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea cordata (L.) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 31 (2016)
Name: Bejuco de guaraguao, Guayaro, Name gulembo, Name de la India, Himber
Distribution: Cuba; Jamaica; Hispaniola; Puerto Rico; Virgin Isl. (St. Croix, St. Thomas); St. Kitts; Antigua; Montserrat; Dominica; Martinique; St. Vincent
81 ABA CUB DOM HIS JAM MAR MTS PUE STK STV VIR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea cyclophylla Urb.; Symb. Antill. 6: 4 (1909)
= Rajania cordata L.; Sp. Pl. 1032 (1753)
= Rajania cordata var. ehrenbergii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917), pro syn.
= Rajania cordata var. eucordata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 334 (1924), not validly publ.
= Rajania cordata var. microcarpa Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917)
= Rajania cordata var. retusa R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917)
= Rajania cordata var. scorpioidea R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
= Rajania cyclophylla (Urb.) R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 218 (1917)
= Rajania ovata var. ehrenbergii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917)
= Rajania pleioneura Griseb.; Fl. Brit. W. Ind. 588 (1864)
= Rajania scorpioidea Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 335 (1924) (in syn.)
= Rajania sintenisii Uline; I. Urb., Symb. Antill. 3: 281 (1902)
= Rajania venosa R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917)
variant :
var. cymulifera (Uline ex R.Knuth); Phytotaxa 258(1): 34 (2016)
Distribution: Puerto Rico
81 PUE
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania cordata var. cymulifera Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea cordifolia Laness.; Pl. Utiles Col. Franc. 413, 525 (1886)
Distribution: French Guiana
82 FRG
species :
Dioscorea coreana (Prain & Burkill) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 175 (1924)
Distribution: South Korea
38 KOR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea villosa var. coreana Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 15 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea coriacea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 794 (1806)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Boyacá, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Nariño, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, Tolima, Valle); Venezuela (Aragua, Barinas, Merida, Portuguesa, Tachira); Ecuador; Peru
82 CLM VEN 83 ECU PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea frutescens Rusby; Descr. New Sp. S. Am. Pl. 5 (1920)
= Dioscorea pennellii var. pilosula R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 346 (1926)
= Helmia coriacea (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 422 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea coronata Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 27: 480 (1916)
Distribution: Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz); SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Pres. Hayes); Uruguay (Cerro Largo, Tacuarembo, Treinta y Tres); Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Misiones)
83 BOL 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea acutata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 125 (1924)
= Dioscorea praetervisa R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 122 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea cotinifolia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 386 (1850)
Distribution: S-Mozambique; Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
26 MOZ 27 BOT SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea malifolia Baker; J. Bot. 27: 1 (1889)
species :
Dioscorea craibiana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 425 (1931)
Distribution: Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea crateriflora R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 344 (1926)
Distribution: Venezuela (Venezuela Distrito Federal)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea cretica (L.) M.Campos, Wilkin & Viruel; Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 131(4): 645 (2023)
Distribution: Slovenia; Croatia; Bosnia & Hercegovina; Montenegro; Serbia; Kosovo; Macedonia; Romania; Bulgaria; European Turkey; Greece; Crete; European Russia; Crimea; Northern Caucasus; Georgia [Caucasus]; Armenia; Azerbaijan; East Aegaean Isl. (incl. Rhodos); Turkey (SE-Anatolia, NW-Anatolia, N-Anatolia, NE-Anatolia, W-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, S-Anatolia); Iraq (NE-Iraq, NW-Iraq); Iran (EC-Iran, N-Iran, Iranian Aserbaijan, W-Iran); Cyprus (C-Mountains, E-Cyprus, N-Cyprus, S-Cyprus, W-Cyprus); Lebanon (C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon); Syria (C-Syrian Desert, W-Syrian Mountains); Israel (Rift Valley, N-Israel); Jordania (S-Jordania, W-Jordania)
13 BIH BUL CRO GRC KOS KRI MNT NMA ROM SLV SRB TUE 14 KRY RUS 33 ARM AZE GEO NCS 34 CYP EAI IRN IRQ ISR JOR LEB SYR TUR
Synonyms: hidden
= Tamus communis subsp. cretica (L.) Kit Tan; Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 41(1): 47 (1983), isonym
= Tamus communis subsp. cretica (L.) Nyman; Consp. Fl. Eur. 718 (1882)
= Tamus communis var. triloba Simonk.; Enum. Fl. Transsilv.: 520 (1887)
= Tamus communis var. cretica (L.) Boiss.; Fl. Orient. 5: 344 (1882)
= Tamus cretica L.; Sp. Pl. 1028 (1753)
species :
Dioscorea crotalariifolia Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 85 (1897)
Distribution: Colombia (Amazonas, Guainía); Venezuela (Amazonas); Guyana; Peru; Bolivia (Pando); N-Brazil (Amazonas)
82 CLM GUY VEN 83 BOL PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea quinquefoliolata R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 222 (1936)
species :
Dioscorea cruzensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 194 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea cubensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Dioscorea cumingii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. iv. 449 (1908)
Distribution: China (Yunnan); Taiwan (Lan Yu Isl.); India (Assam); Philippines (Batanes, Luzon, Samar, Mindoro, Mindanao); Moluccas
36 CHI 38 TAI 40 IND 42 MOL PHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea echinata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 148 (1924)
= Dioscorea elmeri Prain & Burkill; Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 5: 1594 (1913)
= Dioscorea heptaphylla Sasaki; Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 21: 147 (1931)
= Dioscorea polyphylla R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 148 (1924)
variant :
var. inaequifolia (Elmer ex Prain & Burkill) Burkill; Steenis, Fl. Males., ser. I, Spermat. 4: 317 (1951)
Distribution: India (Assam)
40 IND
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea inaequifolia Elmer ex Prain & Burkill; Elmer, Leaflets Philipp. Bot. 5: 1595 (1913)
species :
Dioscorea curitybensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 113 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Paraná)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea cuspidata Balb. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 434 (1806)
Distribution: Colombia (Guainía, Vaupés); Venezuela (Amazonas)
82 CLM VEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pimichinensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenreich, Dioscoreac. 57 (1924) (sphalm. pichinchensis), Sandwith in Kew Bull. 276 (1940)
= Helmia cuspidata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 428 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea cuyabensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea cyanisticta Donn.Sm.; Coult. Bot. Gaz. 20: 10 (1895)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Nicaragua; Costa Rica
79 MEX 80 COS GUA NIC
species :
Dioscorea cylindrica Burm.f.; Fl. Indica: 315 (1768)
Distribution: Myanmar (Kachin, Mandalay, Mon, Yangon)
41 MYA
species :
Dioscorea cymosula Hemsl.; Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 3: 355 (1884)
Distribution: Costa Rica; Panama; Bolivia (Beni)
80 COS PAN 83 BOL
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea cymosula var. duchassaingii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 203 (1917)
= Dioscorea cymosula var. longiracemosa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 203 (1917)
= Dioscorea permollis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 61 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea cyphocarpa C.B.Rob. ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea daunea Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 450 (1908)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam); Myanmar; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam
40 IND 41 CBD MYA THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea davidsei O.Téllez; Novon 7(2): 208 (1997)
Distribution: Costa Rica; Panama
80 COS PAN
species :
Dioscorea debilis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 210 (1917)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea debilis var. sagittifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 210 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea decaryana H.Perrier; Not. Syst., ed. Humbert 12: 205 (1946)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea decipiens Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)
Distribution: China (Yunnan); NE-India (Assam, Nagaland); Bangladesh; Myanmar (Kachin, Shan); Thailand; Laos
36 CHI 40 BAN IND 41 LAO MYA THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea decipiens var. glabrescens C.T.Ting & M.C.Chang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20: 206 (1982)
= Dioscorea rotundifolia Wall. ex Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng., n. s. 10: 31 (1914) (in syn.)
species :
Dioscorea decorticans C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 135 (1830)
Distribution: Venezuela (Bolívar); Peru; Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz)
82 VEN 83 BOL PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. decorticans (C.Presl) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea rubricaulis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 368 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea deflexa Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 157 (1875)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea delavayi Franch.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 68: 541 (1896)
Distribution: China (N-Guizhou, W-Sichuan, Yunnan)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea burkillii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 143 (1924)
= Dioscorea engleriana R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 140 (1924)
= Dioscorea henryi (Prain & Burkill) C.T.Ting; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20: 208 (1982), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. delavayi (Franch.) Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14(1): 148 (1936)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. engleriana Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 21 (1914)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. henryi Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 22 (1914)
= Dioscorea rotundifoliolata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 142 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea delicata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 61 (1924)
Distribution: Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea deltoidea Wall.; [Numer. List: 179, n. 5110 (1832), nom. nud.] ex Griseb. in Mart., Fl. Brasil. 3 (1) : 43 in nota (1842)
Distribution: Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan); China (Sichuan, Yunnan); Tibet; Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Kurram); Nepal; Bhutan; N-India (Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh); Bangladesh; Myanmar (Kachin); Thailand; Vietnam
34 AFG 36 CHI TIB 40 BAN BHU IND NEP PAK 41 MYA THA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea deltoidea var. orbiculata Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14: 25 (1936)
= Dioscorea nepalensis (Jacquem. ex Prain & Burkill) Sweet ex Bernardi; Candollea 18: 258 (1963)
= Tamnus nepalensis Jacquem. ex Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy: Bot. Gard. Calcutta 14: 26 (1936) (pro syn.)
= Tamus nepalensis Jacquemont ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 174 (1924) (in syn.)
species :
Dioscorea demourae Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 199 (1917)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Misiones)
84 BRA 85 ARG
species :
Dioscorea dendrotricha Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 84 (1897)
Distribution: N-Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea densiflora Hemsl.; Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 3: 356 (1884)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras
79 MEX 80 BLZ ELS GUA HON
species :
Dioscorea depauperata Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 245 (1933)
Distribution: Thailand; Laos; Vietnam
41 LAO THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea diamantinensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 231 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea heptaneura f. tenuicaulis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea dicranandra Donn.Sm.; Coult. Bot. Gaz. 19: 13 (1894)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea albicaulis Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 425 (1896), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea dielsii R.Knuth; Biblioth. Bot. 29: Heft 116, 69 (1937)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea dissimulans Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 241 (1933)
Distribution: Vietnam
41 VIE
species :
Dioscorea divaricata Blanco; Fl. Filip. ed. I. 797 (1837)
Distribution: Philippines (Luzon, Panay, Cebu)
42 PHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea foxworthyi Prain &, Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng n. s. 10: 34 (1914)
= Dioscorea oxyphylla R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 269 (1924)
= Dioscorea soror Prain & Burkill; Elmer, Leaflets Philipp. Bot. 5: 1598 (1913)
= Dioscorea soror var. glauca Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 34 (1914)
= Dioscorea soror var. vera Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 34 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea diversifolia Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 41 (1842)
Distribution: S-Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea dodecaneura Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: I. 123 (1827)
Distribution: Colombia; Venezuela (Bolívar); Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Tarija); N-Brazil (Pará, Amazonas, Acre); NE-Brazil (Piauí, Pernambuco, Bahia, Alagoas); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul); Paraguay (Amambay, Caaguazu, Paraguari, San Pedro); Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta)
82 CLM FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea bangii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 324 (1924)
= Dioscorea discolor Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 334 (1850)
= Dioscorea dodecandra Steud.; Nom. ed. II. 1: 511 (1840)
= Dioscorea dodecaneura var. maronensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 218 (1917)
= Dioscorea dodecaneura var. villosa R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 250 (1924)
= Dioscorea hebantha Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 39 (1842)
= Dioscorea huallagensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 95 (1931)
= Dioscorea illustrata W.Bull; Gard. Chron. 1873: 606 (1873)
= Dioscorea kita Queva; Mem. Soc. Natl. Sci. Agric. Arts Lille, IV 20: 326 (1894)
= Dioscorea racemosa Rusby; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4: 459 (1907) (non (Klotzsch) Uline)
= Dioscorea speciosa Van Geert; Nursery Cat. (Auguste Van Geert) 83: 12 (1882)
= Dioscorea vittata W.Bull ex Baker; Bot. Mag. 105: t. 6409 (1879)
species :
Dioscorea dregeana (Kunth) Durieu & Schinz; Consp. Fl. Afr. 5: 274 (1893 publ. 1895)
Distribution: S-Mozambique; South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
26 MOZ 27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia dregeana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 437 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea dugesii Robins.; Proc. Am. Acad. 29: 330 (1894)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi); Honduras
79 MEX 80 HON
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea violacea Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 423 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax; Engl. & Prantl, Natürl. Pflanzenfam. 2: 5. 133 (1887)
Name: Bitter yam, Cluster yam (Jamaica)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Mali; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; São Tomé; Annobon Isl.; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; S-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Jamaica [I]
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA NGR SEN SIE TOG 23 ANN BIO BUR CAF CMN CON EQG GAB RWA SAO ZAI 24 CHA ERI ETH SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 81 jam
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea buchholziana Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 7: 333 (1886)
= Dioscorea triphylla G.W.Schimp. ex A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 316 (1850), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea triphylla var. abyssinica R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 136 (1924)
= Dioscorea triphylla var. dumetorum (Kunth) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 132 (1924)
= Dioscorea triphylla var. rotundata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 136 (1924)
= Dioscorea triphylla var. tomentosa Rendle; W. P. Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 2(1): 40 (1899)
= Helmia dumetorum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 436 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea dumetosa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea edulis (Lowe) M.Campos, Wilkin & Viruel; Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 131(4): 645 (2023)
Distribution: Madeira (Madeira Isl.); Canary Isl. (Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, Hierro, La Palma Isl.)
21 CNY MDR
Remarks: communis agg.
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea canariensis Bourg. ex Webb & Berthel.; Phyt. Canar. 3: 317 (1847)
= Tamus canariensis Willd. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 455 (1850)
= Tamus edulis Lowe; Trans. Cambess. Phil. Soc. 4(1): 12 (1833)
= Tamus norsa Lowe; Trans. Cambess. Phil. Soc. 6: III. (1838), reimp. 21
species :
Dioscorea elegans Ridl. ex Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 65 (1925)
Distribution: New Guinea (Irian Jaya)
42 NWG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea papuana Ridl.; Trans. Linn. Soc., Lot. 9: 227 (1916) non Warb.
species :
Dioscorea elephantipes (L´Her.) Engl.; Engl. & Drude, Veget. Erde 9: II. 367 (1908)
Distribution: Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo] [I]; Namibia; South Africa (W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)
23 bio 27 NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea elephantopus Spreng.; Syst. Veg. ed. 16. 4(2): 143 (1827), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea montana (Burch.) Spreng.; Syst. 4: Cur. Post. 143 (1827)
= Dioscorea testudinaria R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 9 (1924), nom. illeg.
= Rhizemys elephantipes (L´Her.) Raf.; Fl. Tellur. 4: 26 (1836)
= Rhizemys montana (Burch.) Raf.; Fl. Tellur. 4: 26 (1838)
= Tamus elephantipes L´Hér.; Sert. Angl. 29 (1788)
= Testudinaria elephantipes (L´Her.) Burch.; Trav. S. Africa 2: 147 (1824)
= Testudinaria elephantipes f. montana (Burch.) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
= Testudinaria montana Burch.; Trav. S. Africa 2: 148 (1824)
species :
Dioscorea entomophila Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 27: 475 (1916)
Distribution: Argentina (Tucuman)
85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea entomophila var. tomentosa Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 479 (1915)
species :
Dioscorea epistephioides Taub.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21: 425 (1896)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea escuintlensis Matuda; Bol. Soc. Bot. Mexico, No. 21, 4 (1957)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill; Gard. Bull. Singap. 1: 396 (1917)
Name: Potato yam, Lesser Yam
Distribution: Burkina Faso [c]; Madagascar [I]; Comores [I]; China [I] (Hainan [I]); Ryukyu Isl. [I]; Taiwan [I]; Nepal [I]; India (almost throughout); Maldives; Maldives [I]; Sri Lanka [I]; Bangladesh; Andaman Isl. [I]; Nicobar Isl. [I]; Myanmar (Mandalay, Kachin, Rakhine, Shan, Yangon); Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia [I] (Kedah [I]); Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Philippines (Batanes, Luzon, Semirara); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl.; Moluccas; New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea); Bismarck Arch.; New Caledonia [I]; Rotuma Isl. [I]; Tonga [I]; Niue [I]; Fiji [I]; Cook Isl. [I] (Mangaia [I], Mitiaro [I]); Tuamotu Arch. [I] (Makatea Isl. [I]); Palau [I] (Babeldaob [I], Ngeanges [I], Sonsorol [I]); Northern Marianas [I] (Agrihan [I], Pagan [I], Saipan [I], Aguijan [I], Rota [I]); Guam [I]; Fed. States of Micronesia [I] (Yap [I], Ulithi [I], Fais [I], Pohnpei [I], Kosrae [I]); Puerto Rico [I]; Guadeloupe [I]; Martinique [I]; Trinidad [I]; Colombia [I]; French Guiana [I]
22 bkn 29 com mdg 36 chi 38 nns tai 40 BAN IND MDV nep srl 41 and CBD LAO MYA ncb THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI mly MOL NWG PHI SUL SUM 43 BIS 60 fij nue nwc rot ton 61 coo tua 62 gum mic mrn plu 81 gdl mar pue trt 82 clm frg
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea aculeata Roxb.; Fl. Ind. ed. 1832. 3: 800 (1832), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea aculeata var. spinosa (Prain) Roxb. ex Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 20 (1914)
= Dioscorea aculeata var. spinosa Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 20 (1914)
= Dioscorea esculenta var. fasciculata (Roxb.) Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 19 (1914)
= Dioscorea esculenta var. fulvidotomentosa R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 190 (1924)
= Dioscorea esculenta var. spinosa (Prain) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 189 (1924)
= Dioscorea esculenta var. tiliifolia (Kunth) Fosberg & Sachet; Micronesica, 20(1-2): 135 (1987)
= Dioscorea fasciculata Roxb.; Hort. Beng. 72, Fl. Ind. 3: 801 (1832)
= Dioscorea fasciculata var. spinosa (Roxb. ex Hook.f.) Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1066 (1903)
= Dioscorea papillaris Blanco; Fl. Filip. ed. I. 801 (1837)
= Dioscorea papuana Warb.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 13: 273 (1891), non Ridl.
= Dioscorea spinosa Roxb. ex Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 291 (1892), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea tiliifolia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 401 (1850)
= Dioscorea tugui Blanco; Fl. Filip. ed. I. 800 (1837)
= Oncorhiza esculentus (Lour.) Pers.; Syn. 1: 374 (1805)
= Oncus esculentus Lour.; Fl. Cochin.: 194 (1790)
species :
Dioscorea esquirolii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 426 (1931)
Distribution: China (Guizhou, Guangxi, Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea exalata C.T.Ting & M.C.Chang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20(2): 208 (1982)
Distribution: China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan); Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam
36 CHI 41 CBD THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea fandra H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 27 (1928)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea fasciculocongesta (Sosa & B.G.Schub.) O.Téllez; Contrib. Univ. Mich. Herb. 21: 310 (1997)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla, Veracruz); Panama
79 MEX 80 PAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea spiculiflora var. fasciculocongesta Sosa & B.G.Schub.; Biotica 11(3): 187 (1986)
species :
Dioscorea fastigiata Gay; Fl. Chil. 6: 54 (1853)
Distribution: Chile (Antofagasta, Atacama, Coquimbo)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea cylindrostachya I.M.Johnst.; Contr. Gray Herb. 85: 25 (1929)
= Dioscorea gayi Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 9 (1896)
= Dioscorea geissei Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 8 (1896)
= Dioscorea paupera Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 12 (1896)
= Dioscorea thinophila Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 10 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea fendleri R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 65 (1924)
Distribution: Colombia (Cesar); Venezuela (Aragua, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Falcon, Miranda, Portuguesa, Tachira, Yaracuy)
82 CLM VEN
species :
Dioscorea ferreyrae Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 27 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea filiformis Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav. 1: 22 (1827)
Distribution: Thailand; peninsular Malaysia (north of Malaya); Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Palawan (incl. Culion); Philippines (Luzon, Jolo); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl. (Bali, etc.); Moluccas (?Aru Isl.)
41 THA 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY MOL PHI PLW SUL SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea gibbiflora Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 294 (1892)
= Dioscorea koordersii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 291 (1924)
= Dioscorea myriantha Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 382 (1850)
= Dioscorea repanda Blume; Enum. Pl. Javae 1: 22 (1827)
species :
Dioscorea flabellifolia Prain & Burkill; Elmer, Leaflets Philip. Bot. 5: 1593 (1913)
Distribution: Taiwan; Borneo; Philippines (Luzon, Catanduanes, Mindoro); New Guinea (Papua New Guinea); Palau (Babeldaob)
38 TAI 42 BOR NWG PHI 62 PLU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea bullata Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 60 (1925)
= Dioscorea ledermannii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 188 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea flabellispina R.Couto & J.M.A.Braga; Phytotaxa 231(1): 90 (2015)
Distribution: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea flaccida R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 85 (1930)
Distribution: Colombia (Cauca, Cundinamarca, Nariño, Tolima)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea floribunda M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Brux. 9: II. 391 (1842)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras
79 MEX 80 BLZ ELS GUA HON
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea barclayi R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 169 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea floridana Bartlett; U. S. Dept. Agric. Bur. Pl. Industry, Bull. 189, 18 (1910)
Name: Florida yam
Distribution: USA (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)
78 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea villosa subsp. floridana (Bartlett) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 173 (1924)
= Dioscorea villosa var. floridana (Bartlett) Ahles; J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 80: 172 (1964)
species :
Dioscorea fodinarum Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 405 (1850)
Distribution: Venezuela; Peru; NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro)
82 VEN 83 PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea effusa Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1875: 161 (1875)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. grandifolia Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 35 (1842)
= Dioscorea venosa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 190 (1917)
= Dioscorea venosa var. effusa (Griseb.) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
= Dioscorea venosa var. fodinarum (Kunth) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea fordii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 450 (1908)
Distribution: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, S-Hunan, S-Zhejiang)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hainanensis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 494 (1936)
species :
Dioscorea fractiflexa R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 235 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Paraná)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea fuliginosa R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 78 (1925)
Distribution: Bolivia (Tarija)
83 BOL
Conservation Status: known only from type
species :
Dioscorea furcata Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 45 (1842)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (sin localidad); Uruguay (Salto); Argentina (Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones)
84 BRA 85 ARG PAR URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea fracta Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 44 (1842)
= Helmia fracta (Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 420 (1850)
= Helmia furcata (Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 419 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea futschauensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 264 (1924)
Distribution: China (Fujian, N-Guangdong, NE-Guangxi, Hunan, S-Zhejiang)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea galeottiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 409 (1850)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Ciudad de Mexico, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea convolvulacea var. galeottiana (Kunth) Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 427 (1896)
= Dioscorea convolvulacea var. viridis Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 427 99 (1897)
= Dioscorea grandiflora M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 9(2): 392 (1842), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea lobata var. lasiophylla Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 194 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea galiiflora R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 538 (1921)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea piperifolia var. triangularis Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 27 (1842)
= Dioscorea triangularis (Griseb.) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 57 (1924), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea gallegosi Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 288 (1954)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea garrettii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 493 (1936)
Distribution: China (Yunnan); Thailand; Laos
36 CHI 41 LAO THA
species :
Dioscorea gaumeri R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 199 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatan); Belize
79 MEX 80 BLZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea dodecasemina Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
= Dioscorea synandra (Uline) Standl.; Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 3: 231 (1930), non Uline
= Higinbothamia synandra Uline; Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 1: 415 (1899)
species :
Dioscorea gentryi O.Téllez; Brittonia 48(1): 100 (1996)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea gillettii Milne-Redh.; Kew Bull. 17: 177 (1963)
Distribution: S-Ethiopia; N-Kenya
24 ETH 25 KEN
species :
Dioscorea glabra Roxb.; [Hort. Bengal.: 72 (1814), nom. nud.], Fl. Ind. ed. 2, 3: 804 (1832)
Distribution: China (W-Guangxi, S-Yunnan); Nepal; Bhutan; India (almost throughout); Bangladesh; Andaman Isl. (North Andamans, Middle Andamans, South Andamans, Little Andaman Isl.); Nicobar Isl. (Car Nicobar Isl., North Nicobars, Central Nicobars, Great Nicobar Isl., Little Nicobar Isl.); Myanmar (Bago, Taninthayi, Yangon); Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore
36 CHI 40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 AND CBD LAO MYA NCB THA VIE 42 MLY SNG
Conservation Status: critically endangered (Singapore)
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea crepitans Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Numer. List: 178, n. 5 105 F (1832) (pro syn.)
= Dioscorea crepitans Ham. ex Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 294 (1892)
= Dioscorea glabra var. hastifolia Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 37 (1914)
= Dioscorea glabra var. longifolia Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 37 (1914)
= Dioscorea glabra var. vera Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14(1): 357 (1936)
= Dioscorea hongkongensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 288 (1924)
= Dioscorea oryzetorum var. latifolia Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 243 (1927)
= Dioscorea oryzetorum var. mediifolia Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 243 (1927)
= Dioscorea siamensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 281 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea glandulosa (Griseb.) Klotzsch ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 352 (1850)
Distribution: Colombia (Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Quindío); Ecuador; Peru; N-Brazil; NE-Brazil; WC-Brazil; SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Caazapa, Concepcion, Guaira); Argentina (Chaco, Misiones)
82 CLM 83 ECU PER 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea paranensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 195 (1917)
= Dioscorea piperifolia var. glandulosa (Klotzsch ex Kunth) Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 27 (1842)
= Dioscorea piperifolia var. legitima Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 27 (1842)
= Dioscorea recurva Rusby; Descr. New Sp. S. Am. Pl. 4 (1920)
= Dioscorea sororia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 353 (1850)
= Dioscorea sulcata R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 195 (1917)
= Dioscorea undecimnervis Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 120 (1831)
variant :
var. calcencis (R.Knuth) Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 29 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea calcensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 159 (1932)
species :
Dioscorea glauca Rusby; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4: 459 (1907)
Distribution: Bolivia (La Paz, Santa Cruz)
83 BOL
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea coripatensis J.F.Macbr.; Candollea 6: 2 (1934)
species :
Dioscorea glomerulata Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 27: 455 (1916)
Distribution: Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija); Argentina (Catamarca, Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman)
83 BOL 85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea boliviensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 188 (1917)
= Dioscorea burroyacensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 220 (1936)
= Dioscorea chacoensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 77 (1925)
= Dioscorea glomerulata var. mandonii (Uline ex R.Knuth) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 59 (1924)
= Dioscorea lorentzii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 187 (1917)
= Dioscorea lorentzii var. mandonii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 187 (1917)
= Dioscorea nodosa R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 187 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea gomez-pompae O.Téllez; Contrib. Univ. Mich. Herb. 21: 309 (1997), nom. nov.
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea spiculiflora var. chiapasana Gómez Pompa; Ciencia (Mexico) 18: 242 (1959)
species :
Dioscorea gracilicaulis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea gracilipes Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 63 (1925)
Distribution: peninsular Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea gracilis Hook. ex Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. Pl.: 12 (1833)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, Ñuble)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea humifusa var. gracilis (Hook. ex Poepp.) L.E.Navás; Anales Acad. Chilena Ci. Nat. 1968: 48 (1968)
species :
Dioscorea gracillima Miq.; Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 3: 160 (1867)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, N-Fujian, SW-Hubei, E-Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang); Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)
36 CHI 38 JAP
species :
Dioscorea grandiflora Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 28 (1842)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Pará); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo); Paraguay (Alto Paraná)
84 BRA 85 PAR
species :
Dioscorea grandis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 194 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea grata Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng n. s. 10: 35 (1914)
Distribution: Philippines (Luzon); New Guinea (Irian Jaya)
42 NWG PHI
species :
Dioscorea gribinguiensis Baudon; Ann. Mus. Col. Marseille, Ser. III. 1: 241 (1913)
Distribution: +Central African Republic
23 CAF
Conservation Status: only known from two old collections before 1947
species :
Dioscorea grisebachii Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 853 (1850)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea filiformis Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 44 (1842), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea kunthiana Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 211 (1917)
= Hyperocarpa filiformis (Griseb.) G.M.Barroso, E.F.Guim. & Sucre; Sellowia 25: 20 (1974)
species :
Dioscorea guerrerensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 221 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea guianensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
Distribution: Colombia (Guainía, Guaviare, Vaupés); Guyana
82 CLM GUY
species :
Dioscorea haenkeana C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 135 (1827)
Distribution: Panama; Peru
80 PAN 83 PER
species :
Dioscorea haitiensis R.Knuth; Arkiv Bot., Stockh. 20: A. No. 5, 6 (1926)
Name: Name cimarron (Dominican Republic), Igname chat, Yam chatte (Haiti)
Distribution: Cuba; Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
81 CUB HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania cordata var. ehrenbergii Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 219 (1917)
= Rajania ovata Sw.; Prod. Veg. Ind. Occ. 59 (1788)
species :
Dioscorea hamiltonii Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 295 (1892)
Distribution: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, S-Guizhou, Hunan, S-Yunnan); Taiwan; Nepal; Bhutan; India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizorum, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Andaman / Nicobar Isl.; Myanmar; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam
36 CHI 38 TAI 40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea alata Wood; Rec. Bot. Surv. India 2: 143 (1902) non L.
= Dioscorea hookeri Prain ex Wood; Rec. Bot. Surv. India 2: 143 (1902)
= Dioscorea persimilis Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 454 (1908)
= Dioscorea persimilis var. pubescens C.T.Ting & M.C.Chang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20(2): 205 (1982)
= Dioscorea persimilis var. wukangensis Hand.-Mazz.; Symb. Sin. 7: 1241 (1936)
= Dioscorea raishaensis Hayata; Icon. Pl. Formosan. 10: 44 (1921)
species :
Dioscorea hassleriana Chodat; Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II(3): 1111 (1903)
Distribution: Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Tarija); NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul); Paraguay (Amambay, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Paraguari); Argentina (Jujuy, Salta)
83 BOL 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hassleriana var. triloba Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, II 3: 111 (1903)
= Dioscorea hastata var. balansae Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917)
= Dioscorea hastata var. hassleriana (Chodat) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917)
= Dioscorea hastata var. mattogrossensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917)
= Dioscorea hastata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 126 (1831), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea platystemon Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 493 (1918)
= Dioscorea platystemon var. hassleriana (Chodat) R.Knuth
species :
Dioscorea hastata Mill.; Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. n. 2 (1768)
Distribution: French Guiana
82 FRG
species :
Dioscorea hastatissima Rusby; Descr. New Sp. S. Am. Pl. 7 (1920)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Magdalena)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea hastifolia Nees; Lehm. Pl. Preiss. 2: 33 (1846)
Distribution: Australia (SW-Western Australia: Murchison R. to the Darling Range)
50 AUS
species :
Dioscorea hastiformis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 197 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Tarija)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea haumanii Xifreda; Bol. Soc. Argentina. Bot., 20(3-4): 317 (1982)
Distribution: Paraguay (Alto Paraguay); Argentina (Jujuy, Salta)
85 ARG PAR
species :
Dioscorea havilandii Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 40 (1914)
Distribution: Sumatra (Belitung Isl., Bangka Isl.); Borneo
42 BOR SUM
species :
Dioscorea hebridensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 224. (1936)
Distribution: Vanuatu
60 VAN
species :
Dioscorea hemicrypta Burkill; J. South Afr. Bot. 18: 187 (1952)
Distribution: Namibia; South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov.)
27 NAM SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Testidunaria glauca Marloth; (nom. inval.)
species :
Dioscorea hemsleyi Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 451 (1908)
Distribution: China (Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan); Myanmar; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam
36 CHI 41 CBD LAO MYA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea mairei H.Lév.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 288 (1913) (non R. Knuth 1924)
= Dioscorea praecox Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 455 (1908)
species :
Dioscorea heptaneura Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 124 (1831)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea heptaneura f. latisinuata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
= Dioscorea triandra Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 43 (1842), pro syn.
species :
Dioscorea herbert-smithii Rusby; Descr. New Sp. S. Am. Fl. 7 (1920)
Distribution: Colombia (Magdalena)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea heteropoda Baker; J. Bot. 20: 270 (1882)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea heteropoda var. diffusa Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 136 (1951)
species :
Dioscorea hexagona Baker; J. Bot. 20: 270 (1882)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea hieronymi Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 197 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Tarija); Argentina (Catamarca, Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman)
83 BOL 85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea chiquiacensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 196 (1917)
= Dioscorea megalantha var. subsessilis Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 473 (1915)
= Dioscorea tafiensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 222 (1936)
species :
Dioscorea hintonii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 222 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.; Hook. Niger Fl. 537 (1849)
subspecies :
subsp. hirtiflora
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; ?Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Gabon; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Angola; Malawi; Namibia
22 BEN BKN GHA GNB IVO LBR NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 CAF CMN GAB ZAI 26 ANG MLW 27 NAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea dusenii Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 257 (1924)
= Dioscorea hirtiflora var. polyantha (Rendle) Burkill
= Dioscorea polyantha Rendle; W. P. Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 37 (1899)
= Dioscorea rubiginosa Benth.; Hook. Niger Fl. 538 (1849)
= Dioscorea sylvestris A.Chev. ex De Wild.; Études Fl. Bangala & Ubangi: 130 (1911), nom. nud.
subspecies :
subsp. orientalis Milne-Redh.; Kew Bull. 26(3): 574 (1972)
Distribution: Kenya; Tanzania; Malawi; Mozambique
25 KEN TAN 26 MLW MOZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lindiensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 703 (1935)
= Dioscorea hirtiflora var. grahamii Burkill; (nom. illeg.)
subspecies :
subsp. pedicellata Milne-Redh.; Kew Bull. 26(3): 573 (1972)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
23 ZAI 25 TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
species :
Dioscorea hispida Dennst.; Schlüss. Hort. Ind. Malabar. 33 (1818)
Distribution: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, E-Yunnan); Tibet; Taiwan; Nepal; Bhutan; India (almost throughout); Bangladesh; Myanmar (Bago, Kachin, Mandalay, Mon, Yangon); Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Philippines (throughout); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl. (Bali, etc.); Moluccas; New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea); Bismarck Arch.; Fed. States of Micronesia [I] (Pohnpei [I])
36 CHI TIB 38 TAI 40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY MOL NWG PHI SNG SUL SUM 43 BIS 62 mic
Conservation Status: critically endangered (Singapore)
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea altissima Roxb. ex Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 289 (1892), non Lam. 1789
= Dioscorea daemona Roxb.; (Hort. Bengal.: 72 (1814), nom. nud.), Fl. Ind. ed. 2, 3: 805 (1832)
= Dioscorea daemona var. reticulata Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 289 (1892)
= Dioscorea hirsuta Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav. 1: 21 (1827)
= Dioscorea hispida var. daemona (Roxb.) Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calcutta 14: 192 (1936)
= Dioscorea hispida var. mollissima (Blume) Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 237 (1927)
= Dioscorea hispida var. neoscaphoides Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 237 (1927), not validly publ.
= Dioscorea hispida var. reticulata (Hook.f.) Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 237 (1927)
= Dioscorea hispida var. scaphoides Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 237 (1927)
= Dioscorea lunata B.Heyne ex Roth; Nov. Pl. Sp.: 370 (1821)
= Dioscorea mollissima Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav. 1: 21 (1827)
= Dioscorea trifoliata Noronha; Verh. Batav. Gen. 5: ed. I. Art. IV. 13 (1790), non Kunth
= Dioscorea triphylla var. daemona (Roxb.) Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s. ) 10: 26 (1914)
= Dioscorea triphylla var. mollissima (Blume) Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10(1): 26 (1914)
= Dioscorea triphylla var. reticulata (Hook.f.) Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 26 (1914)
= Dioscorea virosa Wall. ex Klotzsch & Garcke; Bot. Ergebn. Reise Waldemar: 56 (1862)
= Helmia daemona (Roxb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 439 (1850)
= Helmia hirsuta (Blume) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 438 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea holmioidea Maury; Morot, J. de Bot. 3: 267 fig. 11 (1889)
Distribution: Venezuela (Amazonas)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea hombuka H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 31 (1928)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hombuka var. ataza Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 137 (1951)
= Dioscorea hombuka var. seyrigii Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 137 (1951)
species :
Dioscorea hondurensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 120 (1935)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco); Guatemala; Belize; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS GUA HON NIC PAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea belizensis Lundell; Contrib. Univ. Mich. Herb., No. 6, 5 (1941)
= Dioscorea tabascana Matuda; Bol. Soc. Bot. Mexico, No. 21, 1 (1957)
species :
Dioscorea howardiana O.Téllez, B.G.Schub. & Geeta; Brittonia 59(4): 370 (2007)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea humifusa Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 12 (1833)
Name: Huanqui (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Atacama, Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea filipendula Dombey ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 341 (1850)
= Dioscorea nigrescens Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 5 (1902), non Kunth
species :
Dioscorea humilis Bert ex Colla; Mem. Acc. Tor. 39: 12, t. 51, f. 2 (1836)
subspecies :
subsp. humilis
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Biobío)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Borderea humilis Pax; Engl. et Prantl, Natürl. Pflanzenfam. 3: 5. 133 (1887)
= Dioscorea pusilla Hook.; Ic. Pl, t. 678 (1844)
= Epipetrum humile (Bertero ex Colla) Phil.; Linnaea 33: 253 (1864 publ. 1865)
subspecies :
subsp. polyanthes (F.Phil.) Viruel, Segarra & L.Villar; Syst. Bot. 35(1): 60 (2010)
Distribution: Chile (Maule)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea polyanthes (F.Phil.) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
= Epipetrum polyanthes F.Phil.; An. Univ. Chile 93: 22 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea hunzikeri C.C.Xifreda; Darwiniana, 26(1-4): 371 (1985)
Distribution: Bolivia (Santa Cruz)
83 BOL
Conservation Status: known only from type
species :
Dioscorea hurteri R.Hills & Wilkin; Kew Bull. 73(1)-14: 2 (2018)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea hyalinomarginata Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 35 (2016), nom. nov.
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania marginata R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 121 (1935)
= Rajania spiculiflora Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 219 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea igualamontana Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 56 (1953)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea incayensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 85 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea vargasii Standl.; Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, Bot. Ser. 22: 134 (1940)
species :
Dioscorea inopinata Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 245 (1927)
Distribution: SW-Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea insignis C.V.Morton & B.G.Schub.; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 84(52): 447 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Guerrero)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea intermedia Thwaites; Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 326 (1859)
Distribution: India (Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka
40 IND SRL
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea oppositifolia var. dukhunensis Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 393 (1936)
= Dioscorea obcuneata Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)
species :
Dioscorea introrsa Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 35 (2016), nom. nov.
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania nipensis R.A.Howard; J. Arnold Arbor. 28: 117 (1947)
species :
Dioscorea ionophylla Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 207 (1917)
Distribution: Chile (SC-Chile)
85 CLE
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
species :
Dioscorea iquitosensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 94 (1931)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea irodensis Wilkin, Rajaonah & Randriamb.; Kew Bull. 72(1)-15: 2 (2017)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea irupanensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 160 (1932)
Distribution: Bolivia (La Paz)
83 BOL
Conservation Status: known only from type
species :
Dioscorea itapirensis R.Knuth; Nolizbl. Lot. Gart. Berlin 7: 190 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea itatiensis R.Knuth; Nolizbl. Lot. Gart. Berlin 7: 212 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea jaliscana S.Watson; Proc. Am. Acad. 22: 438 (1887)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hirsuticaulis C.B.Rob.; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 29: 324 (1894)
species :
Dioscorea jamesonii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 75 (1924)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea japonica Thunb.; Nova Acta Soc. Sci. Upsal. 4: 39 (1783), Thunb. Fl. Jap. 151 (1784)
Distribution: China (Anhui, Fujian, North Korea, South Korea, Guangdong, Guangxi, S-Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang); Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu); Ryukyu Isl.; Bonin Isl. [I] (Chichijima [I]); Taiwan; Myanmar; Laos
36 CHI 38 JAP NNS oga TAI 41 LAO MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea belophylloides Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 448 (1908)
= Dioscorea fauriei R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 263 (1924)
= Dioscorea goeringiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 402 (1850)
= Dioscorea japonica var. formosensis Masam. & Suzuki; Rep. (Annual) Taihoku Bot. Gard. 3: 74 (1933)
= Dioscorea japonica var. tenuiaxon Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 28 (1914)
= Dioscorea japonica var. vera Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 28 (1914)
= Dioscorea kiangsiensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 80 (1925)
variant :
var. nagarum Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 259 (1939)
Distribution: India (Nagaland)
40 IND
variant :
var. oldhamii Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr. IV 43: 263 (1924)
Distribution: China (Guangdong, Guangxi); Taiwan
36 CHI 38 TAI
variant :
var. pilifera C.T.Ting & M.C.Chang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20(2): 206 (1982)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, Fujian, NE-Guangxi, E-Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea javariensis Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 33 (1998)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea juxtlahuacensis (O.Téllez & Davila) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Nanarepenta juxtlahuacensis O.Téllez & Dávila; Novon 8(2): 210 (1998)
species :
Dioscorea kalkapershadii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 24 (1914)
Distribution: India (Bihar, Odisha, Tamil Nadu); Bangladesh
40 BAN IND
Remarks: sometimes listed as an hybrid
species :
Dioscorea kamoonensis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 395 (1850)
Distribution: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, S-Zhejiang); Tibet; Nepal; Bhutan; India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Myanmar; Thailand (N-Thailand, E-Thailand); Laos; Vietnam; Lesser Sunda Isl.
36 CHI TIB 40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 LAO MYA THA VIE 42 LSI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea bonatiana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 61 (1925)
= Dioscorea brevifolia (Prain & Burkill) K.Y.Guan & D.F.Chamb.; Edinburgh J. Bot. 49(1): 86 (1992)
= Dioscorea dissecta R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 355 (1924)
= Dioscorea fargesii Franch.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 68: 540 (1896)
= Dioscorea firma R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 141 (1924)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. brevifolia Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14(1): 148 (1936)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. fargesii (Franch.) Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 21 (1914)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. praecox Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14(1): 148 (1936)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. straminea Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 21 (1914)
= Dioscorea kamoonensis var. vera Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 14(1): 149 (1936)
= Dioscorea mairei R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 144 (1924) (non H. Lév. (1913))
= Dioscorea ochroleuca K.Y.Guan & D.F.Chamb.; Edinburgh J. Bot. 49: 85 (1992)
= Dioscorea subfusca R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 143 (1924)
variant :
var. straminea Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 12 (1914)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland)
40 IND
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea mengtzeana R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 142 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea keduensis Burkill ex Backer; Handb. Fl. Java 3: 114 (1924), Prain & Burkill in Kew Bull. 59 (1925)
Distribution: SW-Sulawesi; C-Java
42 JAW SUL
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea keduensis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 59 (1925)
species :
Dioscorea kerrii Prain & Burkill ex Craib; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 407 (1912), nomen, Prain & Burkill in J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng.1914, n. s. 10: 20, descr.
Distribution: N-Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea killipii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 345 (1926)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Valle); Peru
82 CLM 83 PER
species :
Dioscorea kimiae Wilkin; Kew Bull. 63(4): 588 (2009)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea kingii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 289 (1924)
Distribution: Thailand; peninsular Malaysia (Penang)
41 THA 42 MLY
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea harrissii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr.-Dioscoreac. 352 (1924)
= Dioscorea nurii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 352 (1924)
= Dioscorea porteri Prain & Burkill ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 352 (1924), et ex Ridl., Fl. Mal. Penins. 4: 318 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea kituiensis Wilkin & Muasya; Syst. Bot. 34(4): 653 (2009)
Distribution: Kenya
25 KEN
species :
Dioscorea kjellbergii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 128 (1934)
Distribution: Sulawesi
42 SUL
species :
Dioscorea knuthiana De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 354 (1914)
Distribution: D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
species :
Dioscorea koepperi Standl.; Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, Bot. Ser. 9: 269 (1940)
Distribution: Honduras
80 HON
species :
Dioscorea koyamae Jayas.; Brittonia 42(2): 142 (1990)
Distribution: Sri Lanka
40 SRL
species :
Dioscorea kratica Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 241 (1927)
Distribution: SE-Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam
41 CBD THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea kuntzei Uline ex Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 3: II. 311 (1898)
Distribution: Bolivia (Cochabamba)
83 BOL
Conservation Status: known only from type
species :
Dioscorea lacerdaei Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 31 (1842)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Pará)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia lacerdaei (Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 427 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea laevis Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 425 (1896)
Distribution: Nicaragua; Costa Rica
80 COS NIC
species :
Dioscorea lamprocaula Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 245 (1933)
Distribution: peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Pahang, Johor); Sumatra; Java
42 JAW MLY SUM
species :
Dioscorea lanata Balf.f.; Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 12: 96 (1883)
Distribution: Soqotra
24 SOC
species :
Dioscorea laurifolia Wall. ex Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam); peninsular Thailand; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore; Borneo; Java
40 IND 41 THA VIE 42 BOR JAW MLY SNG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea laurifolia Wall.; Numer. List no. 5111 (1831), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea laurifolia var. hookeri R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 289 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea lawrencei R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 118 (1935)
Distribution: Colombia (Boyacá); Venezuela (Tachira); Ecuador
82 CLM VEN 83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea laxiflora Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 32 (1842)
Distribution: Venezuela (Amazonas); Ecuador; Peru; N-Brazil (Pará, Amazonas); NE-Brazil (Ceara, Pernambuco, Bahia, Alagoas); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina)
82 VEN 83 ECU PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea calystegioides Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 362 (1850)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. auriculata Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 33 (1842)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. calystegioides (Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. cincinnata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. cissifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. truncata Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 33 (1842)
= Dioscorea laxiflora var. truncatolanceolata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea lehmannii Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 430 (1896)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Cundinamarca); Venezuela (Trujillo); Ecuador
82 CLM VEN 83 ECU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tequendamensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 159 (1932)
species :
Dioscorea lepcharum Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 36 (1914)
Distribution: NE-India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Myanmar
40 BAN IND 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lepcharum var. bhamoica Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 36 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea lepida C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 461 (Bot. Maya Area) 248 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas); Guatemala; Honduras; Costa Rica; Panama
79 MEX 80 COS GUA HON PAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea racemosa var. hoffmannii Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 431 (1897)
species :
Dioscorea leptobotrys Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 218 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea brancae Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 251 (1924) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea heterandra Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr.-Dioscoreac. 251 (1924) (in syn.)
species :
Dioscorea liebmannii Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 429 (1896)
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Veracruz, Zacatecas); Honduras; ?Nicaragua; Panama
79 MEX 80 HON PAN
species :
Dioscorea lijiangensis C.L.Long & Y.H.Li; Ann. Bot. Fenn. 37(3): 193 (2000)
Distribution: China (Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea linearicordata Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 61 (1925)
Distribution: China (Guangdong, E-Guangxi, Hunan); Laos
36 CHI 41 LAO
species :
Dioscorea lisae Dorr & Stergios; Sida 20: 1007 (2003)
Distribution: Venezuela (Trujillo)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea listeri Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 452 (1908)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland)
40 IND
species :
Dioscorea litoralis Phil.; Linnnea 29: 64 (1857 publ. 1858)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Biobío)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea lobata Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 427 (1896)
Distribution: Mexico (Guanajuato, Queretaro, Michoacan, Morelos, Guerrero); Honduras
79 MEX 80 HON
species :
Dioscorea loefgrenii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 187 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea loheri Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. II. s. 10: 33 (1914)
Distribution: Philippines (Luzon)
42 PHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea wilkesii Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 271 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea longicuspis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1059 (1934)
Distribution: Tanzania
25 TAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea schimperana var. nigrescens Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 256 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea longipedicellata Hoque, Lakshmin. & D.Maity; Phytotaxa 367(2): 175 (2018)
Distribution: India (Assam, Meghalaya); Bangladesh
40 BAN IND
species :
Dioscorea longipes Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 6 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Maule, Araucanía)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea longirhiza Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002), nom. nov.
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Nanarepenta guerrerensis Matuda; Cact. Suc. Mex. 19(3): 70 (1974)
species :
Dioscorea longituba Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 86 (1897)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nayarit)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea lundii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 198 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea luzonensis Schauer; Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 19: Suppl. 1: 444 (1843)
Distribution: Palawan; Philippines (Luzon)
42 PHI PLW
species :
Dioscorea macbrideana R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 87 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea ramonensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 95 (1931)
species :
Dioscorea maciba Jum. & H.Perrier; Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Par. cxlix. 486 (1909)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea macrantha Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 198 (1917)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea macrothyrsa Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 87 (1897)
Distribution: ?Guyana; NE-Brazil (Bahia)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea macvaughii B.G.Schub.; McVaugh, Fl. Novo-Galiciana 15: 369 (1989)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea madecassa H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 24 (1928)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea karatana Wilkin; Kew Bull. 55(2): 427 (2000)
= Dioscorea knuthii H.Perrier; Mém. Soc. Linn. Normandie, Bot. 1(1): 32 (1928)
species :
Dioscorea madiunensis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 63 (1925)
Distribution: Java
42 JAW
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea gedensis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 64 (1925)
species :
Dioscorea magnibracteata T.Clayton ex R.Couto & Cornejo; Phytotaxa 542(3): 294 (2022)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea maianthemoides Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 188 (1917)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea mamillata Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 422 (1910)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea perpilosa H.Perrier; Not. Syst., ed. Humbert 12: 206 (1946)
species :
Dioscorea mangenotiana J.Miège; Bull. Inst. Franc. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 20: 40 (1958)
Distribution: Guinea-Bissau; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
22 BEN GHA GNB IVO LBR NGA SIE TOG 23 CAF CMN CON ZAI
species :
Dioscorea manicorensis Clayton; sp. nov. ined.
Distribution: Surinam; French Guiana
82 FRG SUR
species :
Dioscorea mantigueirensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 192 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea margarethia G.M.Barroso, E.F.Guim. & Sucre; Loefgrenia, No. 49, 2 (1970)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea marginata Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 37 (1842)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Santander); N-Brazil (Amazonas); NE-Brazil (Maranhao, Bahia, Alagoas); WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina)
82 CLM 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea albinervia R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 74 (1924)
= Dioscorea cynanchifolia Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1875: 156 (1875)
= Dioscorea spicata (Vell.) Pedralli; Bol. Bot. (Sao Paulo) 20: 111 (2002), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea martensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
Distribution: Colombia (Cesar, Magdalena)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea martiana Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 44 (1842)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Alagoas, Ceara, Pernambuco); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso); SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea fluminensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 210 (1917)
= Dioscorea leptostachya Gardner; Hook. Lond. J. Bot. 1: 534 (1842)
= Dioscorea martiana var. caudata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 218 (1924)
= Dioscorea martiana var. leptostachya (Gardner) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)
= Dioscorea martiana var. pedicellata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 218 (1924)
= Dioscorea micrantha Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 327 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea martini Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 18 (1914)
Distribution: China (Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea matagalpensis Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 432 (1896)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Yucatan); Guatemala; Belize; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS GUA HON NIC PAN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea yucatanensis Uline; Field Columb. Mus. Bot. 1: 16 (1895)
species :
Dioscorea matudae O.Téllez & B.G.Schub.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74(3): 539 (1987)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea mayottensis Wilkin; Adansonia 29(2): 221 (2007)
Distribution: Comores (Mayotte)
29 COM
species :
Dioscorea medusae F.Fraga, R.Couto & J.M.A.Braga; Phytotaxa 403(2): 132 (2019)
Distribution: Brazil (Espírito Santo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea megacarpa Gleason; Bull. Torr. Bot. Cl. 52: 184 (1925)
Distribution: Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Ecuador
82 FRG GUY SUR 83 ECU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea truncata R.H.Schomb. ex Prain; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 194 (1916) (non Miq. (1844))
species :
Dioscorea megalantha Griseb.; Gött Abh. 24: 323 (1879)
Distribution: Peru; Argentina (Catamarca, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman)
83 PER 85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lilloi (Hauman) Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 29: 431 (1917)
= Dioscorea megalantha var. lilloi Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 474 (1915)
species :
Dioscorea megaphylla Ram.-Amezcua, O.Téllez & V.W.Steinm.; Bot. Sci. 90(4): 381 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea melanophyma Prain & Burkill; [ex Duthie, Cat. Pl. Kumaon: 186 (1906), nom. nud.] J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, n. s. 4: 452 (1908)
Distribution: China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan); E-Tibet; Nepal; Bhutan; India (Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh); Bangladesh
36 CHI TIB 40 BAN BHU IND NEP
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea himalaica Hook.f. ex Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard., Calc. 14: 143 (1936) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea tenii R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 142 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea melastomatifolia Uline ex Prain; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 194 (1916)
Distribution: French Guiana; Bolivia (Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Pará)
82 FRG 83 BOL 84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea membranacea Pierre ex Craib; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 407 (1912) nomen, Prain & Burkill in J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. 1914, n. s. 10: 13, descr.
Distribution: Myanmar; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; N-peninsular Malaysia
41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE 42 MLY
species :
Dioscorea menglaensis H.Li; Fl. Yunnanica 3: 744 (1983)
Distribution: China (W-Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea meridensis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 334 (1850)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Caldas, Chocó, Cundinamarca); Venezuela (Merida, Tachira); Ecuador; Peru
82 CLM VEN 83 ECU PER
species :
Dioscorea merrillii Prain & Burkill; Elmer, Leaflets Philipp. Bot. 5: 1598 (1913)
Distribution: Philippines (Mindanao, Mindoro)
42 PHI
species :
Dioscorea mesoamericana O.Téllez & Mart.-Rodr.; Novon 3(2): 204 (1993)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea mexicana Scheidw.; Hort. Belge 4: 99 (1837)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama; Colombia (Bolívar)
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS ELS GUA HON NIC PAN 82 CLM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea anconensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 82 (1930)
= Dioscorea astrostigma Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 431 (1896)
= Dioscorea billbergiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 354 (1850)
= Dioscorea deamii Matuda; Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 24: 60 (1953)
= Dioscorea deppei Schiede ex Schltdl.; Bot. Zeit. 1: 890 (1843)
= Dioscorea leiboldiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 355 (1850)
= Dioscorea macrophylla M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Brux. 9: II. 392 (1842)
= Dioscorea macrostachya Benth.; Pl. Hartw. 73 (1841)
= Dioscorea macrostachya var. sessiliflora Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 424 (1897)
= Dioscorea mexicana var. sessiliflora (Uline) Matuda; Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. Mexico 24: 285 (1954)
= Dioscorea propinqua Hemsl.; Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 359 (1884)
= Dioscorea tuerckheimii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 203 (1917)
= Testudinaria cocolmeca Procop.; Bot. Centralbl. 49: 201 (1892)
= Testudinaria macrostachya (Benth.) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
species :
Dioscorea microbotrya Griseb.; Gött Abh. 24: 322 (1879)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Paraná); Uruguay (Paysandu, Rio Negro, Soriano, Tacuarembo); Argentina (Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Misiones, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Santa Fe, Tucuman)
84 BRA 85 ARG URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea filirachis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 128 (1924) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea gibertii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 58 (1924)
= Dioscorea microbotrya var. grandifolia Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 464 (1915)
= Dioscorea tweediei R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 58 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea microcephala Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 85 (1897)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea microflora Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 36 (2016), nom. nov.
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania angustifolia Sw.; Prod. Veg. Ind. Occ. 59 (1788)
= Rajania minutiflora Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 221 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea microphylla (Kunth) Greuter & J.Pérez; Espermat. Cuba Invent. Prelim. 2: 398 (2016)
Name: Small rajania, Wild yam (Bahamas), Name cimarron, Name de monte (Cuba)
Distribution: Bahamas; Cuba
81 BAH CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea bahamensis (R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258: 29 (2016), nom. superfl.
= Rajania bahamensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
= Rajania microphylla Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 451 (1850)
= Rajania prestoniensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 337 (1924)
= Rajania urbaniana R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea microura R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 196 (1917)
Distribution: Guyana
82 GUY
species :
Dioscorea mindanaensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 271 (1924)
Distribution: Philippines (Mindanao)
42 PHI
species :
Dioscorea minima Robins. & Seaton; Proc. Am. Acad. 28: 115 (1893)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pumila Sessé & Moç.; Fl. Mexic., ed. 2: 231 (1894)
species :
Dioscorea minutiflora Engl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 7: 332 (1886), et 15: 146 (err cal. multiflora) t. 8
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; São Tomé; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; Cabinda; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Uganda; Madagascar [I]; Comores [I]
22 BEN BKN GHA GUI IVO LBR NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 BIO CAB CAF CMN CON EQG GAB SAO ZAI 25 UGA 29 com mdg
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea acarophyta De Wild.; Compt. Rend. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. 139: 552 (1904)
= Dioscorea armata De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 339 (1914)
= Dioscorea brevispicata De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 358 (1912)
= Dioscorea ealensis De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 359 (1912)
= Dioscorea ekolo De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 341 (1914)
= Dioscorea engbo De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 342 (1914)
= Dioscorea grandebulbosa R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr.-Dioscoreac. 304 (1924)
= Dioscorea hystrix R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 304 (1924)
= Dioscorea lilela De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 365 (1912)
= Dioscorea litoie De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 364 (1912)
= Dioscorea pendula R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 305 (1924)
= Dioscorea praehensilis var. minutiflora (Engl.) Baker; Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 417 (1898)
= Dioscorea pynaertioides De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 314 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea mitis C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 461 (Bot. Maya Area) 247 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea mitoensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 84 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea modesta Phil.; Linnaea 33: 256 (1864 publ. 1865)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, Maule)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea aristolochiifolia var. parvifolia (Phil.) L.E.Navás; Anales Acad. Chilena Ci. Nat. 1968: 55 (1968)
= Dioscorea parvifolia Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 8 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea mollis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 369 (1850)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Espirito Santo, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Santa Catarina)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pachycarpa Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 370 (1850)
= Dioscorea mollis var. pachycarpa (Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 201 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea monadelpha (Kunth) Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 164 (1875)
Distribution: Peru; Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz); NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul); Uruguay (Rivera, Tacuarembo)
83 BOL PER 84 BRA 85 URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea friesii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 77 (1925)
= Dioscorea herzogii R.Knuth; Meded. Herb. Leid, No. 29, 56 (1916)
= Dioscorea lagoa-santa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 201 (1917)
= Dioscorea longirachis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 159 (1932)
= Dioscorea monadelphoides J.F.Macbr.; Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 11: 12 (1931), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea monadelphoides var. longirachis (R.Knuth) Ayala; Dioscoreaceae del Peru: 38 (1998)
= Dioscorea similis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 78 (1925)
= Helmia monodelpha Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 421 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea morelosana (Uline) Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 61 (1953)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lobata var. morelosana Uline; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 35: 323 (1900)
species :
Dioscorea moritziana R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 197 (1917)
Distribution: Venezuela (Merida); Ecuador
82 VEN 83 ECU
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia moritziana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 422 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea mosqueirensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 92 (1931)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Pará)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea moultonii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 62 (1925)
Distribution: Borneo
42 BOR
species :
Dioscorea moyobambensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 185 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tambillensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 81 (1930)
species :
Dioscorea mucronata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 188 (1917)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Ceara)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea multiflora Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 35 (1842)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Pará, Tocantins); NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Alto Paraná, Caaguazu, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Guaira, Itapua, Paraguari); Uruguay (Artigas, Salto); Argentina (Corrientes, Misiones)
84 BRA 85 ARG PAR URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea concepcionis Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 3: 1111 (1903)
= Dioscorea macrocapsa Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 83 (1897) (non Wall.)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. asuncionensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 190 (1917)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. concepcionis (Chodat & Hassl.) Pellegr.; Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, II 10: 384 (1919)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. loefgrenii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 190 (1917)
= Dioscorea multiflora var. parvifolia Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 35 (1842)
= Dioscorea niederleinii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 193 (1917)
= Helmia multiflora (Mart. ex Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 481 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea multiloba Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 376 (1850)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea digitaria R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 184 (1924)
= Dioscorea natalensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 94 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea multinervis Benth.; Pl. Hartw. 52 (1840)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nayarit, Jalisco, Michoacan, México State, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea nana Schltdl.; Linnaea 18: 112 (1844), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea schlechtendalii Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 411 (1850)
= Dioscorea tolucana (Matuda) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
= Nanarepenta tolucana Matuda; Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 32: 144 (1962)
species :
Dioscorea multispicata R.Knuth; Meded. Rijks-Herb. 29: 55 (1916)
Distribution: Bolivia (Cochabamba, Santa Cruz); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais); Paraguay (Amambay); Argentina (Jujuy, Salta)
83 BOL 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
species :
Dioscorea mundii Baker; J. Bot. 27: 1 (1889)
Distribution: Zambia; South Africa (W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)
26 ZAM 27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea nako H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 30 (1928)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea namorokensis Wilkin; Kew Bull. 57: 902 (2002)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea nana Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 12 (1833)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Rios)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea nanlaensis H.Li; Fl. Yunnanica 3: 739 (1983)
Distribution: China (Yunnan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea natalia Hammel; Novon 10(4): 378 (2000)
Distribution: Costa Rica
80 COS
species :
Dioscorea neblinensis Maguire & Steyerm.; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 51: 108 (1989)
Distribution: Venezuela (Amazonas)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea nelsonii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 202 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Veracruz, Zacatecas); Guatemala; Honduras
79 MEX 80 GUA HON
species :
Dioscorea nematodes Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 193 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guanajuato, Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea nervata R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 345 (1926)
Distribution: Colombia (Cauca, Nariño, Quindío); Ecuador; Peru
82 CLM 83 ECU PER
species :
Dioscorea nicolasensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 94 (1931)
Distribution: Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz)
83 BOL ECU PER
species :
Dioscorea nieuwenhuisii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 65 (1925)
Distribution: Borneo
42 BOR
species :
Dioscorea nipensis R.A.Howard; J. Arnold Arbor. 28: 119 (1947)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea grisebachii Britton ex León; Contrib. Ocas. Mus. Hist. Nat. Col. de la Salle, Habana, No. 8, 321 (1946)
= Dioscorea linearis Griseb.; Cat. Pl. Cub.: 251 (1866), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea montecristina Hadac; Folia Geobot. & Phytotax., Praha 5: 430 (1970)
= Dioscorea ravenii Ayala; Phytologia 55(5): 296 (1984), nom. nov.
= Rajania linearis R.A.Howard; J. Arnold Arbor. 28: 118 (1947)
species :
Dioscorea nipponica Makino; Ill. Fl. Jap. (1891) t. 45, et ex J. Bot. 29: 383 (1891)
subspecies :
subsp. nipponica
Distribution: Russian Far East (Amur, Khabarovsk, Primorye); China (Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, N-Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, S-Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, NW-Sichuan, N-Zhejiang); North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu)
31 RFE 36 CHI 38 JAP KOR NKO
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea acerifolia Uline ex Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73(2 Suppl.): 7 (1904 publ. 1905)
= Dioscorea giraldii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 315 (1924)
= Dioscorea nipponica var. pubescens Nakai; Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 30: 274 (1916)
subspecies :
subsp. rosthornii (Prain & Burkill) C.T.Ting; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(3): 70 (1979)
Distribution: China (S-Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, S-Shaanxi)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea nipponica f. jamesii (Prain & Burkill) Kitag.; J. Jap. Bot. 40: 138 (1965)
= Dioscorea nipponica var. jamesii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 14 (1914)
= Dioscorea acerifolia var. rosthornii Diels; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 261 (1900)
= Dioscorea nipponica var. rosthornii (Diels) Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 14 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea nitens Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 18 (1914)
Distribution: China (Yunnan); Thailand
36 CHI 41 THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pseudonitens Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 231 (1927)
species :
Dioscorea nuda R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 351 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea nummularia Lam.; Encyc. 3: 231 (1789)
Distribution: Andaman Isl.; Laos; Vietnam; Borneo; Sulawesi; Philippines (Luzon, Polillo, Leyte, Camiguin, Mindanao, Basilan); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl.; Moluccas; New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea); Bismarck Arch.; Rotuma Isl.; Tonga (´Eua); Fiji [I]; Tuvalu [I]; Marquesas Isl. [I] (Fatu Hiva [I]); Society Isl. (Tahiti); Palau (Babeldaob, Koror, Ngarakabesang, Ulebsechel, Urukthapel, Angaur); Northern Marianas (Asuncion, Pagan, Aguijan); Guam; Fed. States of Micronesia (Yap, Ifalik, Truk, Pohnpei, Kosrae); Marshall Isl. (Jaluit)
41 AND LAO VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MOL NWG PHI SUL 43 BIS 60 fij ROT TON tuv 61 mrq SCI 62 GUM MIC MRN MRS PLU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea angulata R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 283 (1924)
= Dioscorea glaucoidea R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 284 (1924)
= Dioscorea lufensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 272 (1924)
= Dioscorea nummularia var. lata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 283 (1924)
= Dioscorea palauensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 191 (1924)
= Dioscorea palopoensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 128 (1934)
= Dioscorea pirita Nadeaud; Enum. Pl. Tahiti, 35 (1873)
= Dioscorea raymundii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 191 (1924)
= Dioscorea seemannii Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 34 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea nutans R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 182 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea oaxacensis Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 86, et in Proc. Amer. Acad. 35: 322
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea oblonga Gleason; Bull. Torr. Bot. Cl. 52: 182 (1925)
Distribution: Guyana; Surinam
82 GUY SUR
species :
Dioscorea oblongifolia Rusby; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 492 (1910)
Distribution: Bolivia (Beni, La Paz, Pando)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea obtusifolia Hook. & Arn.; Bot. Beech. Voy. 48 (1830)
Distribution: Chile (Metropolitana de Santiago)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea obtusifolia var. philippii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 205 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea olfersiana Klotzsch ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: 1. 38 (1842)
Distribution: Peru; WC-Brazil; SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina)
83 PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea catharinensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea oligophylla Phil.; Linnaea 33: 255 (1864 publ. 1865)
Distribution: Chile (Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea omiltemensis O.Téllez; Novon 12: 441 (2002)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea opaca R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 283 (1924)
Distribution: New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
42 NWG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea carrii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 163. (1937)
= Dioscorea morobeensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 164 (1937)
species :
Dioscorea oppositiflora Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: t. 46 (1842)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea oppositifolia L.; Sp. Pl. 1033 (1753)
Distribution: India (Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttarakhand); Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Myanmar
40 BAN IND SRL 41 MYA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea opposita Thunb.; Fl. Jap. 151 (1784)
= Dioscorea oppositifolia var. linnaei Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 30 (1914)
= Dioscorea oppositifolia var. thwaitesii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 30 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea orangeana Wilkin; Kew Bull. 64(3): 462 (461-468, figs, map) (2009)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea orbiculata Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 292 (1892)
Distribution: peninsular Malaysia; Sumatra
42 MLY SUM
species :
Dioscorea oreodoxa B.G.Schub.; McVaugh, Fl. Novo-Galiciana 15: 378 (1989)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea organensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 106 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea orientalis (J.Thiébaut) Caddick & Wilkin; Taxon 51: 112 (2002)
Distribution: Lebanon (C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon); Syria (W-Syrian Mountains); Israel
34 ISR LEB SYR
Synonyms: hidden
= Tamus orientalis J.Thiébaut; Bull. Bot. Fr. 81: 119 (1934)
species :
Dioscorea orizabensis Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 86 (1897)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco, Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea orthogoneura Uline ex Hochr.; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 267 (1910)
Distribution: Venezuela; Guyana; Bolivia (Cochabamba); NE-Brazil (Maranhao); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás, Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
82 GUY VEN 83 BOL 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea orthogoneura var. acutissima Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
= Dioscorea orthogoneura var. brevispicata Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
= Dioscorea orthogoneura var. meiapontensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 216 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea oryzetorum Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 242 (1927)
Distribution: peninsular Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia
41 CBD LAO THA VIE 42 MLY
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea oryzetorum var. angustifolia Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 243 (1927)
species :
Dioscorea ovalifolia R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 200 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (La Paz)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea ovata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 117 (1831)
Distribution: Ecuador; NE-Brazil (Bahia, Alagoas); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul); Paraguay (Alto Paraná, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Paraguari)
83 ECU 84 BRA 85 PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea adenocarpa Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 29 (1842)
= Dioscorea adenocarpa var. balansae Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 54 (1924)
= Dioscorea adenocarpa var. chartacea Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 54 (1924)
= Helmia adenocarpa (Mart. ex Griseb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 425 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea ovinala Baker; J. Bot. 20: 269 (1882)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea velutina Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 420 (1910)
species :
Dioscorea palawana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 59 (1925)
Distribution: Palawan
42 PLW
species :
Dioscorea paleata Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 15: 360 (1939)
Distribution: +D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 ZAI
Conservation Status: only known from type collected in 1929
species :
Dioscorea pallens Schltdl.; Linnaea 17: 610 (1843)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea polygonoides M.Martens & Galeotti; Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 9(2): 393 (1842), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea pallidinervia R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 75 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil (Paraná)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea palmeri R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 203 (1917)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea macrostachya var. palmeri (R.Knuth) C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 461: 249 (1936)
species :
Dioscorea panamensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 109 (1924)
Distribution: Costa Rica; Panama; Colombia (Guainía); Venezuela (Bolívar)
80 COS PAN 82 CLM VEN
species :
Dioscorea panthaica Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 73: Suppl. 6 (1904)
Distribution: China (W-Guizhou, SW-Hubei, NW-Hunan, W-Sichuan, Yunnan); Thailand
36 CHI 41 THA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea biserialis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 58 (1925)
species :
Dioscorea pantojensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 223 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Mexico State)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea paradoxa Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 246 (1927)
Distribution: Thailand; Vietnam
41 THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea pavonii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917). 7: 215 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea pedalis (Uline ex R.Knuth) R.Couto & J.M.A.Braga; Syst. Bot. 39(4): 1064 (2014)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Itatiaia)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea campestris f. pedalis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 187 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea pedicellata Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 540 (1873)
Name: Papa cimarrona (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea pencana Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 7 (1896)
Distribution: Chile (Biobío)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea pendula Poepp. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 367 (1850)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. pendula (Poepp. ex Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
= Dioscorea amaranthoides var. ulei R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 215 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea pennellii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 346 (1926)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Risaralda)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea pentaphylla L.; Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)
Distribution: China (Yunnan, Guangdong, S-Fujian, Guangxi, S-Hunan, S-Jiangxi, Hainan); SE-Tibet; Ryukyu Isl.; Taiwan; Nepal; Bhutan; N-India (almost throughout); Maldives; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Bangladesh; Andaman Isl. (North Andamans, Middle Andamans, South Andamans, Little Andaman Isl.); Nicobar Isl. (Car Nicobar Isl., North Nicobars, Central Nicobars, Great Nicobar Isl., Little Nicobar Isl.); Myanmar (Bago, Kachin, Mandalay, Yangon); Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Philippines (Luzon, Panay); Java; Lesser Sunda Isl. (Bali, etc.); Moluccas (incl. Aru Isl.); New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea); Bismarck Arch. (New Britain); Solomon Isl.; Australia (Queensland: Thursday Isl.); New Caledonia [I]; Vanuatu [I]; Tonga (Late Isl., Vava´u, Niuafo´ou); Niue; Fiji [I]; [Western] Samoa [I] (´Upolu [I], Savai´i [I]); American Samoa [I] (Tutuila [I], Ta´u [I]); Cook Isl. (Rarotonga, Mangaia, Atiu, Mauke); Marquesas Isl. (Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Tahuata); Society Isl. (Tahiti, Mehetia, Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa); Tuamotu Arch. (Makatea Isl.); Austral Isl. (Tubuai); Palau (Sonsorol); Guam; Fed. States of Micronesia (Yap, Pohnpei); Hawaii [I] (Kauai [I], Oahu [I], Molokai [I], Maui [I], Hawaii Isl. [I]); Cuba [I]
36 CHI TIB 38 NNS TAI 40 BAN BHU IND MDV NEP SRL 41 AND CBD LAO MYA NCB THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY MOL NWG PHI SUL SUM 43 BIS SOL 50 AUS 60 asa fij NUE nwc sam TON van 61 AUI COO MRQ SCI TUA 62 GUM MIC PLU 63 haw 81 cub
Remarks: in many areas a pre-European introduction, for example in Polynesia
Synonyms: hidden
= Botryosicyos pentaphyllus (L.) Hochst.; Flora 27(Bes. Beil.): 3 (1844)
= Dioscorea changjiangensis F.W.Xing & Z.X.Li; Acta Bot. Austro Sin. 10: 19, f. 2 (1995)
= Dioscorea codonopsidifolia Kamik.; Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 25: 115 (1935)
= Dioscorea digitata Mill.; Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. n. 6 (1768)
= Dioscorea globifera R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 149 (1924)
= Dioscorea jacquemontii Hook.f.; Fl. Brit Ind. 6: 296 (1892)
= Dioscorea kleiniana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 394 (1850)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. cardonii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 23 (1914)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. communis Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 165 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. hortorum Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 168 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. jacquemontii (Hook.f.) Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 167 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. javanica Burkill; Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 258 (1924)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. kussok Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 168 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. linnaei Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 166 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. malaica Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10(1): 23 (1914)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. mollis Hassk.; Flora 25(2, Beibl. 1): 4 (1842)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. palmata Burkill; Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 258 (1924)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. papuana Burkill; Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 258 (1924)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. rheedei Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 167 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. sacerdotalis Burkill; Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 258 (1924)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. simplicifolia Prain & Burkill; Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. 14: 167 (1936)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. suli Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 23 (1914)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. thwaitesii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10(1): 23 (1914)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla var. unifoliata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 146 (1924)
= Dioscorea spinosa Burm.; Fl. Malab. 5 (1769), Prain & Burkill in Kew Bull. 354 (1919) (in adnot.)
= Dioscorea sumbawensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 119 (1935)
= Dioscorea triphylla L.; Sp. Pl. 1032 (1753)
= Hamatris triphylla (L.) Salisb.; Gen. Pl. Fragm. 12 (1866)
= Ubium quadrifarium J.F.Gmel.; Syst. Nat. 2: 839 (1791)
= Ubium scandens J.St.-Hil.; Expos. Fam. Nat. 1: 106 (1805)
species :
Dioscorea peperoides Prain & Burkill; Elmer, Leaflets Philipp. Bot. 5: 1597 (1913)
Distribution: Palawan; Philippines (Luzon, Jolo)
42 PHI PLW
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea peperoides var. sagittifolia Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 28 (1914)
= Dioscorea peperoides var. vera Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 28 (1914)
variant :
var. angulata Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 28 (1914)
Distribution: Vietnam
41 VIE
species :
Dioscorea perdicum Taub.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: Beibl. n. 34 13 (1892)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea perenensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 92 (1931)
Distribution: Ecuador; Peru
83 ECU PER
species :
Dioscorea petelotii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 240 (1933)
Distribution: N-Thailand; Vietnam
41 THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea piauhyensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 64 (1924)
Distribution: Bolivia (Santa Cruz); NE-Brazil (Piauí)
83 BOL 84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea pierrei Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 22 (1914)
Distribution: Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; ?peninsular Malaysia
41 CBD LAO THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea pilcomayensis Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Luenos, Aires 27: 502 (1916)
Distribution: Ecuador; Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Tarija); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Amambay, Concepcion, Pres. Hayes); Argentina (Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy, Salta)
83 BOL ECU 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea pedicellata Morong; Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 240 (1893), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea pellegrinii Hassl. ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 108 (1924), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea tamifolia Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 3: 1110 (1903), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea pilgeriana R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 177 (1937)
Distribution: Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea pilifera (Urb.) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 36 (2016)
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania pilifera Urb.; Arkiv Bot., Stockh. 17: No. 7, 17 (1922)
species :
Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero; Syst. 2: 152, ex Spreng. (1825)
Name: Dunguey, Bulbous yam
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Honduras; Costa Rica; Panama; Jamaica; Jamaica; Hispaniola; Puerto Rico; Virgin Isl. (St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola); Antigua; Guadeloupe; Dominica; Martinique; St. Vincent; Grenada; Barbados; Tobago; Trinidad; Colombia (Amazonas, Chocó, Meta); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Merida, Monagas); Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (La Paz, Pando); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
79 MEX 80 COS GUA HON PAN 81 ABA BBD DOM GDL GRE HIS JAM MAR PUE STV TRT VIR 82 CLM FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea costaricensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 189 (1917)
= Dioscorea duchassaingii R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 67 (1924)
= Dioscorea lanosa Gleason; Bull. Torr. Bot. Cl. 52: 181 (1925)
= Dioscorea lasseriana Steyerm.; Fieldiana, Bot. 28(1): 158 (1951)
= Dioscorea lindmanii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
= Dioscorea pilosiuscula var. panamensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 66 (1924)
= Dioscorea sapindioides C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 133 (1827)
= Dioscorea schomburgkiana (Kunth) Hochr.; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 268 (1916)
= Helmia pilosiuscula (Bertero ex Spreng.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 434 (1850)
= Helmia schomburgkiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 424 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea pinedensis R.Knuth; Fedde, Repert 29: 95 (1931), et Fedde, Repert. 36: 126 (1934), descr. ampl.
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea piperifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 795 (1806)
Distribution: Colombia (Cauca, Magdalena, Santander); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar); Guyana; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija); N-Brazil (Acre); NE-Brazil (Bahia, Alagoas); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina)
82 CLM GUY VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea ancistrocarpa Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 105 (1924) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea arcuata Rusby; Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4: 460 (1907)
= Dioscorea conferta Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 122 (1831)
= Dioscorea guayaquilensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr.-Dioscoreac. 108 (1924) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea helmiicarpa R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 125 (1934)
= Dioscorea larecajensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 195 (1917)
= Dioscorea mandonii Rusby; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 701 (1902)
= Dioscorea maynensis R.Knuth; Enum. Pl. 5: 357 (1850)
= Dioscorea piperifolia var. apiculata Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 196 (1917)
= Dioscorea piperifolia var. obtusifolia Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, II 3: 1110 (1903)
= Sismondaea dioscoreoides Delponte; Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino, ser. 2, 14: 394 (1854)
species :
Dioscorea piscatorum Prain & Burkill; Gard. Bull. Straits Settlements 3: 123 (1924), in adnot., et ex Ridl., Fl. Mal. Penins. 4: 319 (1924)
Distribution: peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Pahang, Pulau Tioman); Sumatra; Borneo
42 BOR MLY SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea borneensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 188 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea pittieri R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 84 (1930)
Distribution: Colombia (Vichada); Venezuela (Amazonas, Yaracuy)
82 CLM VEN
species :
Dioscorea planistipulosa Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 204 (1917), et Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 169 (1924)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
variant :
var. glaziovii R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 169 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea plantaginifolia R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 211 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea platycarpa Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 65 (1925)
Distribution: Java
42 JAW
species :
Dioscorea platycolpota Uline ex B.L.Rob.; Proc. Amer. Acad. 36: 471 (1900)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea plumifera C.B.Rob.; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 29: 324 (1894)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea pohlii Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 35 (1842)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Acre); NE-Brazil (Maranhao); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás)
84 BRA
variant :
var. luschnathiana (Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917)
Distribution: NE-Brazil
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea luschnathiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 364 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea poilanei Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 240 (1933)
Distribution: China (Hainan); Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia
36 CHI 41 CBD LAO VIE 42 MLY
species :
Dioscorea polyclades Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 294 (1892)
Distribution: Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore; Sumatra (incl. Pulau Sebesi); Borneo; Java
41 VIE 42 BOR JAW MLY SNG SUM
Conservation Status: critically endangered (Singapore)
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea nummularia var. velutina Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 704 (1891)
= Dioscorea polyclades var. oblongifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 275 (1924)
= Dioscorea polyclades var. velutina (Kuntze) Burkill; Fl. Males. 4: 335 (1951)
species :
Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 795 (1806)
Name: Gunda, Hicarno, Matagallina, Air potato, Air yam, Wild yam
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama; Cuba; Jamaica; Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti); Puerto Rico; Antigua; Montserrat; Guadeloupe; Dominica; Martinique; St. Lucia; St. Vincent; Grenada; Tobago; Trinidad; Colombia (Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Norte de Santander, Risaralda, Sucre, Valle); Venezuela (Amazonas, Apure, Aragua, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Guarico, Miranda, Nueva Esparta, Portuguesa, Yaracuy); Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz); NE-Brazil (Bahia); SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro)
79 MEX 80 COS GUA HON NIC PAN 81 ABA CUB DOM GDL GRE HIS JAM MAR MTS PUE STL STV TRT 82 CLM FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea altissima Sieber ex C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., V 3: 546 (1845), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea caracasana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 354 (1850)
= Dioscorea gardneri Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 192 (1917) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea kegeliana Griseb.; Linnaea 21: 279 (1848)
= Dioscorea lutea G.Mey.; Prim. Fl. Esseq. 282 (1818)
= Dioscorea martinicensis Spreng.; Neue Entdeck. 3: 17 (1822)
= Dioscorea multiflora C.Presl; Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., V 3: 546 (1845), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea piperifolia Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 42 (1842), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea piperifolia Klotzsch ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 3: 354 (1841), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea polygonoides var. aperta R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)
= Dioscorea polygonoides var. martinicensis (Spreng.) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 217 (1924)
= Dioscorea polygonoides var. scorpioidea Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)
= Dioscorea polygonoides var. sieberi (Kunth) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 208 (1917)
= Dioscorea sieberi Kunth; Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1848: 58 (1848)
species :
Dioscorea polystachya Turcz.; Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 7: 158 (1837)
Name: Chinese yam (EN), Yamswurz (DE), Yam
Distribution: Russian Far East (Kuril Isl., Primorye); China (Anhui, Fujian, E-Gansu, N-Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, S-Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, N-Yunnan, Zhejiang); China [I]; North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu); Taiwan; USA [I] (Alabama [I], Arkansas [I], Connecticut [I], District of Columbia [I], Florida [I], Georgia [I], Illinois [I], Indiana [I], Kansas [I], Kentucky [I], Louisiana [I], Massachusetts [I], Maryland [I], Missouri [I], Mississippi [I], North Carolina [I], New Jersey [I], New York [I], Ohio [I], Oklahoma [I], Pennsylvania [I], South Carolina [I], Tennessee [I], Texas [I], Virginia [I], Vermont [I], West Virginia [I])
31 RFE 36 CHI 38 JAP KOR NKO TAI 74 usa 75 usa 77 usa 78 usa
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea batatas Decne.; Rev. Hort. (Paris), sér. 4, 3: 243 (1854)
= Dioscorea batatas f. clavata Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea batatas f. daikok Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea batatas f. flabellata Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea batatas f. rakuda Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea batatas f. tsukune Makino; Y. Iinuma, Somoku-Dzusetsu, ed. 3, 4: 1326 (1912), nom. nud.
= Dioscorea cayenensis var. pseudobatatas Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 488 (1915)
= Dioscorea decaisneana Carrière; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 1865: 111 (1865)
= Dioscorea doryphora Hance; Ann. Sci. Nat. Ser. V. 5: 244 (1866)
= Dioscorea polystachya f. elongata Nakai; J. Jap. Bot. 13: 54 (1937)
= Dioscorea polystachya f. tsukune Nakai; J. Jap. Bot. 13: 54 (1937)
= Dioscorea potaninii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 243 (1933)
= Dioscorea pseudobatatas (Hauman) Herter; Flor. Urug. 1: 235 (1943)
= Dioscorea rosthornii Diels; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 261 (1900)
= Dioscorea swinhoei Rolfe; J. Bot. 20: 359 (1882)
species :
Dioscorea pomeroonensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 217 (1917)
Distribution: Guyana
82 GUY
species :
Dioscorea porulosa (R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 36 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania porulosa R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 221 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea potarensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 240 (1924)
Distribution: Guyana
82 GUY
species :
Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.; Hook., Niger Fl.: 536 (1849)
Distribution: Gambia; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Niger; Nigeria; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; ?Chad; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GUI IVO LBR NGA NGR SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN CON EQG GAB RWA ZAI 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea angustiflora Rendle; W. P. Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 39 (1899)
= Dioscorea cayenensis var. praehensilis (Benth.) A.Chev.; Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., II 8: 537 (1936)
= Dioscorea costermansiana De Wild. & T.Durand; Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II. 1: 52 (1900)
= Dioscorea liebrechtsiana De Wild. & T.Durand; Bull. Herb. Beiss. Ser. II. 1: 53 (1900)
= Dioscorea odoratissima Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 146 (1892)
species :
Dioscorea prainiana R.Knuth; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 286 (1925)
Distribution: Myanmar (Yangon); peninsular Malaysia; Singapore; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi
41 MYA 42 BOR MLY SNG SUL SUM
Conservation Status: critically endangered (Singapore)
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea deflexa Hook.f.; Fl. Brit. India 6: 293 (1892)
= Dioscorea maliliensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 127 (1934)
species :
Dioscorea prazeri Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 73, 2, suppl.: 2 (1904)
Distribution: Nepal; Bhutan; India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia (Perlis)
40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 MYA THA VIE 42 MLY
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea clarkei Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 15 (1914)
= Dioscorea deltoidea var. sikkimensis Prain; Bengal Pl. 2: 1066 (1903)
= Dioscorea sikkimensis Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73(Suppl.): 3 (1904)
species :
Dioscorea preslii Steud.; Nom. ed. II. 1: 511 (1840), nom. nov.
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hastata C.Presl; Reliq. Haenk. 1: 133 (1827), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea preussii Pax; Bot. Jahrb 15: 147 (1893)
subspecies :
subsp. preussii
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; South Sudan; Uganda; Angola
22 BEN GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 BIO CAF CMN CON EQG GAB ZAI 24 SSU 25 UGA 26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea andongensis Rendle; Cat. Welw. Afr. Pl. 2: 37 (1899)
= Dioscorea chevalieri De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 316 (1914)
= Dioscorea dawei De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 317 (1914)
= Dioscorea longispicata De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 323 (1913)
= Dioscorea malchairii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 365 (1912)
= Dioscorea pterocaulon De Wild. & T.Durand; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. II. 1: I. 58 (1899)
= Dioscorea thonneri De Wild. & T.Durand; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. I. 109, t. 55 (1900)
subspecies :
subsp. hylophila (Harms) Wilkin; Kew Bull. 56: 394 (2001)
Distribution: Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe
25 TAN 26 MLW ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hylophila Harms ex Engl.; Abh. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. (1894) 51, et in Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C (1895)146
species :
Dioscorea pringlei C.B.Rob.; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 29: 323 (1894)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea proteiformis H.Perrier; Not. Syst., ed. Humbert 12: 199 (1946)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea psammophila R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 120 (1935)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea pseudocleistogama Raz & J.Pérez; Brittonia 69(1): 110 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Dioscorea pseudojaponica Hayata; Icon. Pl. Formosan. 10: 42 (1921)
Distribution: China (Jiangxi); Ryukyu Isl.; Taiwan
36 CHI 38 NNS TAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea japonica var. kelungensis Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1926: 119 (1926)
= Dioscorea japonica var. pseudojaponica (Hayata) Yamam.; J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 10: 182 (1938)
= Dioscorea kelungensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 263 (1924), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea neglecta R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 355 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea pseudomacrocapsa G.M.Barroso, E.F.Guim. & Sucre; Rev. Brasil. Biol., 31 (3) 309 (1971)
Distribution: +SE-Brazil (+Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea pseudorajanioides R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 347 (1926)
Distribution: Colombia (Magdalena)
82 CLM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea truncata Rusby; Descr. New Sp. S. Am. Pl. 6 (1920) (non D. truncata Prain)
species :
Dioscorea pseudotomentosa Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 234 (1927)
Distribution: C-Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea psilostachya (Kunth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 36 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea ekmanii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 191 (1917)
= Helmia psilostachya Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 429 (1850)
= Rajania psilostachya (Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 218 (1917)
= Rajania wrightii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 221 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea pteropoda Boivin ex H.Perrier; Mém. Soc. Linn. Normandie, Bot. 1(1): 17 (1928)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea pubera Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav. 1: 21 (1827)
Distribution: Nepal; Bhutan; India (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Bangladesh; Myanmar; Sumatra; Java
40 BAN BHU IND NEP 41 MYA 42 JAW SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea anguina Roxb.; (Hort. Bengal.: 72 (1814), nom. nud.), Fl. Ind. ed. 2, 3: 803 (1832)
= Dioscorea combilium Buch.-Ham.; N. Wall. , Numer. List: 5103A (1830), nom. inval.
= Dioscorea cornifolia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 385 (1850)
= Dioscorea spinosa Roxb. ex Wall.; Numer. List: 178, n. 5103 (1832) (nom. nud.)
species :
Dioscorea pubescens Poir.; Encyc. Suppl. 3: 137 (1813)
Distribution: French Guiana
82 FRG
Remarks: insufficiently known species
species :
Dioscorea pumicicola Uline; Proc. Amer. Acad. 35: 322 (1900)
Distribution: Mexico (Mexico State, Morelos)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea pumilio Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1875: 162 (1875)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea puncticulata R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 55 (1924)
Distribution: S-Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea purdiei R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 100 (1924)
Distribution: Colombia (Magdalena); Peru
82 CLM 83 PER
species :
Dioscorea putisensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 82 (1930)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea putumayensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 160 (1932)
Distribution: Colombia (Putumayo); Ecuador
82 CLM 83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea pynaertii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 366 (1912)
Distribution: Cameroon; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Chad
23 CAF CMN CON GAB ZAI 24 CHA
species :
Dioscorea pyrenaica Bubani & Bordère ex Gren.; Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 13: 382 (1866)
Distribution: NE-Spain (C-Pyrenees); SW-France (Pyrenees)
12 FRA SPA
Synonyms: hidden
= Borderea pyrenaica Miegeville; Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 13: 374 (1866)
species :
Dioscorea pyrifolia Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 384 (1850)
Distribution: India (Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, West Bengal); Myanmar (Taninthayi); peninsular Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; peninsular Malaysia; Singapore; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; W-Java
40 IND 41 CBD LAO MYA THA VIE 42 BOR JAW MLY SNG SUL SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea diepenhorstiana Miq.; Fl. Ned. Ind., Eerste Bijv.: 611 (1861)
= Dioscorea ferruginea Thunb. ex Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng., n. s. 10: 33 (1914) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea nummularia var. glabrescens Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 705 (1891)
= Dioscorea nummularia var. puberula Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 704 (1891)
= Dioscorea ornata Wall. ex Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng., n. s. 10: 33 (1914) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea preangeriana Uline ex Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 10: 33 (1914), Uline ex R. Knuth in Engl. Pflanzenreich, Dioscoreac. 269 (1924)
= Dioscorea pyrifolia var. diepenhorstii Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 33 (1914)
= Dioscorea sandakanensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 127 (1934)
= Dioscorea zollingeriana Kunth; Enum. Pl. V. 384 (1850)
variant :
var. ferruginea Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (n. s.) 10: 33 (1914)
Distribution: NE-India (Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, West Bengal); peninsular Malaysia
40 IND 42 MLY
species :
Dioscorea quartiniana A.Rich.; Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 316 (1851)
Distribution: Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Sierra Leone; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Benin; Nigeria; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; S-Chad; Sudan; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia; Botswana; South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal); Eswatini [Swaziland]; Madagascar; Comores (Mayotte, etc.)
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GNB IVO NGA SIE 23 BUR CAF RWA ZAI 24 CHA ERI ETH SSU SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 BOT NAM SAF SWZ 29 COM MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea anchiatasi Harms; Engl. & C. G. O. Drude, Veg. Erde 9(2): 362 (1908), nom. inval.
= Dioscorea anchietae Harms ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 155 (1924)
= Dioscorea angolensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. xxxviii 119 (1935)
= Dioscorea apiculata De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 4, 1: 14 (1902)
= Dioscorea beccariana Martelli; Fl. Bogos. 83 (1886)
= Dioscorea crinita Hook.f.; Bot. Mag, t. 6804 (1885)
= Dioscorea cryptantha Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 528 (1887)
= Dioscorea dinteri Schinz; Mem. Herb. Boiss. no. 20, 11 (1900)
= Dioscorea excisa R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 155 (1924)
= Dioscorea forbesii Baker; J. Bot. 27: 2 (1889)
= Dioscorea gossweileri R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 120 (1935)
= Dioscorea holstii Harms; Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C 147 (1895)
= Dioscorea pentadactyla (Pax) Welw.; W. P. Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 2(1): 41 (1899)
= Dioscorea pentaphylla A.Rich.; (1851) (non L.)
= Dioscorea peteri R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 161 (1937)
= Dioscorea phaseoloides Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 149 (1893)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. apiculata (De Wild.) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. cryptantha (Baker) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. dinteri (Schinz) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. excisa (R.Knuth) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. forbesii (Baker) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. hochstetteri Engl.; Hochgebirgsfl. Afrika: 172 (1892)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. holstii (Harms) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. latifolia R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 161 (1937)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. pentadactyla Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 148 (1892)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. phaseoloides (Pax) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. schliebenii (R.Knuth) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. schweinfurthiana (Pax) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. stuhlmannii (Harms) Burkill; Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 365 (1939)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. subpedata Chiov.; Ann. Bot. (Rome) 9: 142 (1911)
= Dioscorea quartiniana var. vestita R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 161 (1937)
= Dioscorea schliebenii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 659 (1932)
= Dioscorea schweinfurthiana Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 149 (1893)
= Dioscorea stuhlmannii Harms; Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost-Afr. C 146 (1895)
= Dioscorea ulugurensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1060 (1934)
= Dioscorea verdickii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. IV. 15 (1902)
species :
Dioscorea quaternata Walter; Fl. Carol.: 246 (1788)
Name: Fourleaf yam
Distribution: USA (Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia)
74 USA 75 USA 77 USA 78 USA
Remarks: status uncertain, often included in D. villosa s. l.
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea glauca Muhl. ex L.C.Beck; Bot. North. Middle States: 355 (1833), pro syn.
= Dioscorea paniculata var. glabrifolia Bartlett; U. S. D. A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 189: 15 (1910)
= Dioscorea quaternata var. glauca (Muhl. ex L.C.Beck) Fernald; Rhodora 39: 399 (1937)
= Dioscorea villosa f. glabrifolia (Bartlett) Fernald; Rhodora 39: 401 (1937)
= Dioscorea villosa subsp. glabrifolia (Bartlett) W.Stone; Pl. S. New Jersey: 358 (1912)
= Dioscorea villosa subsp. glauca (Muhl. ex L.C.Beck) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 173 (1924)
= Dioscorea villosa subsp. quaternata (Walter) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 173 (1924)
= Dioscorea villosa var. glabra Lloyd ex A.Gray; Manual, ed. 7: 297 (1908)
= Dioscorea villosa var. glabrifolia (Bartlett) S.F.Blake; Rhodora 20: 49 (1918)
species :
Dioscorea quinquefolia (L.) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 37 (2016)
Name: Name cimarron, Name de monte (Cuba), Catyame, Name cimarron (Dominican Republic), Igname chat, Liane chatte, Liomechotte (Haiti)
Distribution: Cuba; Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
81 CUB HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lanceolata Griseb. ex Prain; Index Kew., Suppl. 5: 85 (1921)
= Rajania angustifolia Griseb. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 446 (1850)
= Rajania cubensis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 446 (1850)
= Rajania mucronata var. angustior C.Wright; Anales Acad. Ci. Med. Habana 8: 75 (1871)
= Rajania mucronata Willd.; Sp. Pl. ed. 4. 4: 787 (1806)
= Rajania quinquefolia L.; Sp. Pl. 1032 (1753)
= Rajania quinquenervia Raf.; Autik. Bot.: 125 (1840)
= Rajania wilsoniana C.V.Morton; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 46: 85 (1933)
species :
Dioscorea quinquelobata Thunb.; Fl. Jap. 150 (1784), et Syst. Veg., ed. 14: 889 (1784)
Distribution: China; North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu); Ryukyu Isl.
36 CHI 38 JAP KOR NKO NNS
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea quinqueloba Thunb.; Fl. Jap.: 150 (1784)
species :
Dioscorea quispicanchensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 93 (1931)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea racemosa (Klotzsch) Mottet; Dict. Prat. Hort. 2: 217 (1893)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca); Costa Rica; Panama; Colombia (Chocó, Valle); Ecuador
79 MEX 80 COS PAN 82 CLM 83 ECU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea borealis C.V.Morton; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 27: 304 (1937)
= Dioscorea coxii Matuda; Bol. Soc. Bot. Mexico, No. 21, 6 (1957)
= Dioscorea racemosa (Klotzsch) Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 430 (1896), isonym
= Helmia racemosa Klotzsch; Otto & Dietr. Allg. Gartenz. 19: 393 (1851)
species :
Dioscorea raziae Greuter & J.Pérez; Espermat. Cuba Invent. Prelim. 2: 398 (2016), nom. nov.
Name: Patico blanco (Cuba)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea confusa Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 31 (2016), nom. nov. illeg.
= Rajania cordata A.Rich.; Sagra Cuba 11: 269 (non L.)
species :
Dioscorea regnellii Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 214 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea remota C.V.Morton; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 27: 304 (1937)
Distribution: Costa Rica; Panama
80 COS PAN
species :
Dioscorea remotiflora Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 409 (1850)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea laxiflora Schltdl.; Linnaea 17: 606 (1843), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea remotiflora var. maculata Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 422 (1897)
= Dioscorea remotiflora var. palmeri Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 422 (1897)
= Helmia ehrenbergiana Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 433 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea reticulata Gay; Fl. Chil. 6: 61 (1854)
Name: Jabón del monte (Chile)
Distribution: Argentina (Neuquen); Chile (O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía, Los Lagos)
85 ARG CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea brachybotrya var. reticulata (Gay) Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 206 (1917)
= Dioscorea nervosa Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 20 (1902)
= Dioscorea pedatifida Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chil. 93: 18 (1896)
= Dioscorea reticulata var. nervosa (Phil.) L.E.Navás; Anales Acad. Chilena Ci. Nat. 1968: 54 (1968)
= Dioscorea thermarum Phil.; Anales Univ. Chile 93: 17 (1896)
species :
Dioscorea retusa Mast.; Gard. Chron. (1870) 1149
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea microcuspis Baker; Harv. et al. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 250 (1896)
= Dioscorea tysonii Baker; J. Bot. 27: 2 (1889)
species :
Dioscorea reversiflora Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 426 (1896)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Nayarit, Sinaloa)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea richardhowardii Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 39 (2016), nom. nov.
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania tenella R.A.Howard; J. Arnold Arbor. 28: 119 (1947)
species :
Dioscorea ridleyi Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 12 (1914)
Distribution: Borneo
42 BOR
species :
Dioscorea riedelii R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 213 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea rimbachii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 344 (1926)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea riparia Kunth & R.H.Schomb. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 364 (1850)
Distribution: Bolivia (La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Acre, Rondônia); NE-Brazil (Bahia); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás)
83 BOL 84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea rockii Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 229 (1927)
Distribution: N-Thailand; Laos
41 LAO THA
species :
Dioscorea rosei R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 229 (1924)
Distribution: Ecuador
83 ECU
species :
Dioscorea rumicoides Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 42 (1842)
Distribution: Peru; Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Tarija); WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina)
83 BOL PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea rumicoides var. longibracteata R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 86 (1930)
species :
Dioscorea rupicola Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 378 (1850)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Testudinaria rupicola Eckl. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 378 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea rusbyi Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 86 (1897)
Distribution: Bolivia (La Paz, Santa Cruz)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea sabarensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 241 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sagittata Poir.; Encyc. Suppl. 3: 139 (1813)
Distribution: French Guiana
82 FRG
Remarks: insufficiently known
species :
Dioscorea sagittifolia Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 147 (1893)
Distribution: Senegal; Guinea; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; South Sudan
22 BKN GUI IVO LBR SEN 23 CAF CMN CON ZAI 24 SSU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea mildbraedii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 295 (1924)
= Dioscorea zara Baudon; Ann. Mus. Col. Marseille. 1913. Ser. III. 1: 237 (1913)
variant :
var. lecardii (De Wild.) Nkounkou; Belgian J. Bot., et in Fragm. Flor. Geobot. (Bot. Kornas. ed. R. Ochyra & L. Stuchlik), 126(1): 62 (1993), Supp. 2(1): 174 (1993)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Mali; Ivory Coast; Togo; Benin; Cameroon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; NE-Chad; Uganda
22 BEN GAM GNB GUI IVO MLI SEN SIE TOG 23 CAF CMN CON ZAI 24 CHA 25 UGA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea lecardii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 5, 1: 19 (1904)
species :
Dioscorea salicifolia Blume; Enum. Pl. Jav. 1: 23 (1827)
Distribution: Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi; Java
42 BOR JAW SUL SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea gracillima Ridl.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 44: 528 (1910), nom. illeg., non Miq.
= Dioscorea sarawakensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 291 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea salvadorensis Standl.; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 13: 365 (1923)
Distribution: El Salvador
80 ELS
species :
Dioscorea sambiranensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 353 (1924)
subspecies :
subsp. sambiranensis
Distribution: Ivory Coast; Madagascar
22 IVO 29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea fimbriata Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 291, 424 (1910)
subspecies :
subsp. ambrensis H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 12: 202 (1946)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
subspecies :
subsp. bardotiae Wilkin; Adansonia 31(2): 264 (2009)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea samydea Mart. ex Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 33 (1842)
Distribution: Colombia (Amazonas, Boyacá, Caquetá, Guainía); Venezuela (Apure)
82 CLM VEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea samydea var. corcovadensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 201 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea sanchez-colini Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 336 (1954)
Distribution: Mexico (Mexico State, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea sandiensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 192 (1917). 7: 192 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea sandwithii B.G.Schub.; J. Arnold Arbor. 47: 158 (1966)
Distribution: Belize
80 BLZ
species :
Dioscorea sanpaulensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 57 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sansibarensis Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 146 (1893)
Distribution: Guinea; Ivory Coast; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; São Tomé; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; South Sudan; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zanzibar; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Madagascar; Comores (Mayotte, etc.); Singapore [I]; USA [I] (Florida [I])
22 BEN GUI IVO NGA TOG 23 CAF CMN CON EQG GAB SAO ZAI 24 SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 29 COM MDG 42 sng 78 usa
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea macabiha Jum. & H.Perrier; Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Par. cxlix. 485 (1909)
= Dioscorea macroura Harms; Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 2: 266 (1896)
= Dioscorea toxicaria Bojer; Hort. Maurit. 352 (1837)
= Dioscorea welwitschii Rendle; Cat. Welw. Afr. Pl. 2: 39 (1899)
species :
Dioscorea santanderensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 161 (1937)
Distribution: Colombia (Antioquia, Santander)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea santosensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 77 (1925)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sarasinii Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 291 (1924)
Distribution: Sulawesi
42 SUL
species :
Dioscorea saxatilis Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. 11 (1833)
Name: Papa cimarrona (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo, Valparaíso, Metropolitana de Santiago, O´Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío)
85 CLE
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea arenaria Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 344 (1850)
= Dioscorea heterophylla Poepp.; Fragm. Syn. Pl.: 11 (1833), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea heterophylla var. longifolia (Phil.) L.E.Navas & Erba; Anales Acad. Chilena Ci. Nat. 1968: 46 (1968)
= Dioscorea linearis Bertero ex Colla; Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 39: 11 (1836)
= Dioscorea longifolia Phil.; Linnaea 33: 254 (1865), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea parviflora Phil.; Linnaea 33: 257 (1864 publ. 1865)
species :
Dioscorea scabra Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 794 (1806)
Distribution: Colombia; Venezuela (Bolívar, Amazonas); Ecuador; Bolivia (Santa Cruz); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás); SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
82 CLM VEN 83 BOL ECU 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia scabra (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 430 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea schimperiana Hochst. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 339 (1850)
Distribution: Burkina Faso; Nigeria; Cameroon; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Rwanda; Burundi; South Sudan; Ethiopia; Uganda; Kenya; Tanzania; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Mozambique
22 BKN NGA 23 BUR CMN CON GAB RWA ZAI 24 ETH SSU 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea fulvida Stapf; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 530 (1906)
= Dioscorea hockii De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 277 (1911)
= Dioscorea schimperiana var. adamaouense Jacq.-Fél.; Rev. Int. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 27: 126 (1947)
= Dioscorea schimperiana var. vestita Pax; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 148 (1892)
= Dioscorea stellatopilosa De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 5, 3: 369 (1912)
= Dioscorea stellatopilosa var. cordata De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 5, 3: 370 (1912)
species :
Dioscorea schubertiae Ayala; Phytologia 55(5): 296 (1984), nom. nov.
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea elegans R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 83 (1930) (nom. illeg.)
species :
Dioscorea schunkei Ayala & T.Clayton; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68(1): 130 (1981)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea schwackei Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 195 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea scorpioidea C.Wright; Anales Acad. Ci. Méd. Habana 8: 74 (1871)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania cordata var. scorpioidea (C.Wright) R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 220 (1917)
= Rajania ekmanii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 21: 80 (1925)
species :
Dioscorea scortechinii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n. s. 4: 455 (1908)
Distribution: India (Arunachal Pradesh); peninsular Malaysia (Perak southward); Sumatra (incl. Simeulue Isl.)
40 IND 42 MLY SUM
variant :
var. parviflora Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 494 (1936)
Distribution: China (Hainan, Yunnan); Bangladesh; Thailand; Vietnam
36 CHI 40 BAN 41 THA VIE
species :
Dioscorea secunda R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 350 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sellowiana Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 199 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil; S-Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea sellowiana var. mantiqueirensis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 118 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea semperflorens Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 87 (1897)
Distribution: Cameroon; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]
23 CAF CMN CON GAB ZAI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hypotricha Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Pflanzenf. Nachtr. I. 87
= Dioscorea schlechteri Harms; Schltr., Westafr. Kautschuk-Exped. 273 (nomen) (1900)
species :
Dioscorea septemloba Thunb.; L., Syst. Veg., ed. 14: 889 (1784)
Distribution: North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Izu Isl.)
38 JAP KOR NKO
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea septemloba var. platyphylla M.Mizush. ex T.Shimizu; Fl. Nagano Pref.: 1511 (1997)
= Dioscorea septemloba var. sititoana (Honda & Jôtani) Ohwi; Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 33: 69 (1953)
= Dioscorea sititoana Honda & Jôtani; J. Jap. Bot. 14: 235 (1938)
species :
Dioscorea septemnervis Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 119 (1831)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sericea R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 65 (1924)
Distribution: Colombia (Cundinamarca, Putumayo, Sucre, Valle)
82 CLM VEN
species :
Dioscorea seriflora Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 161, 415 (1910)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea ovifotsy H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. 1: 1. 18 (1928)
= Dioscorea tanalarum H.Perrier; Mem. Soc. Linn. Normand. n. s. i 1. 28 (1928)
species :
Dioscorea serpenticola Hoque & P.K.Mukh.; J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 99: 371 (2002)
Distribution: Andaman Isl.; Nicobar Isl.
41 AND NCB
species :
Dioscorea sessiliflora McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 15: 384 (1989)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco, Nayarit)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea sexrimata Burkill; Kew Bull. 259 (1950)
Distribution: Sulawesi
42 SUL
species :
Dioscorea simulans Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 427 (1931)
Distribution: China (Guangxi, N-Guangdong, S-Hunan)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea sinaloensis O.Téllez; Novon 30(1): 9 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea sincorensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 186 (1917)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Bahia, Alagoas)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea sinoparviflora (C.T.Ting) C.T.Ting et al.; Novon 10: 13 (2000), nom. nov.
Distribution: China (Yunnan)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea parviflora C.T.Ting; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(3): 69 (1979) (non Phil. 1865)
species :
Dioscorea sinuata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 129 (1831)
Distribution: ?Costa Rica; Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Tarija); NE-Brazil (Pernambuco, Bahia, Alagoas); WC-Brazil (Brasilia Distrito Federal); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Pres. Hayes); Uruguay (Artigas, Cerro Largo, Colonia, Florida Prov., Rivera, Rio Negro, Salto, San Jose, Soriano); Argentina (Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Misiones, Salta)
83 BOL 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR URU
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea bonariensis Ten.; Index Seminum (NAP, Neapolitano) 1838: 3 (1838)
= Dioscorea crenata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: I. 127 (1831)
= Dioscorea septemloba Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 46 (1842), not validly publ.
= Dioscorea sinuata var. bonariensis (Ten.) Hauman; Anales Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires 27: 499 (1916)
= Dioscorea sinuata var. crenata Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1866: 79 (1867)
= Dioscorea sinuata var. integrifolia Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1866: 79 (1867)
= Dioscorea sinuata var. macrotepala Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 207 (1917)
= Dioscorea sinuata var. pauloensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 126 (1934)
= Dioscorea sinuata var. septemloba Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1866: 79 (1867)
= Dioscorea variifolia Kunze; Linnaea 20: 12 (1847), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea sitamiana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 64 (1925)
Distribution: Borneo
42 BOR
species :
Dioscorea skottsbergii R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 125 (1934)
Distribution: Chile (Coquimbo)
85 CLE
Remarks: provisionally accepted name, not listed in Checklist of Chile (2018)
species :
Dioscorea smilacifolia De Wild. & T.Durand; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. II. 1: I. 58 (1899)
Distribution: Guinea; Sierra Leone; Liberia; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria; Cameroon; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo]; Gabon; Congo [Brazzaville]; Central African Republic; D.R.Congo [Zaire]; Uganda; Angola
22 BEN BKN GHA GUI IVO LBR NGA SIE TOG 23 BIO CAF CMN CON GAB ZAI 25 UGA 26 ANG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea demeusei De Wild. & T.Durand; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Ser. III. 1: 238 (1901) (non De Wild., p. p.)
= Dioscorea echinulata De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 3: 278 (1911)
= Dioscorea flamignii De Wild.; Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., Ser. 5, 3: 360 (1912)
= Dioscorea orbicularis A.Chev.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 345 (1914) (in syn. et ex De Wild. non Hook.f.)
species :
Dioscorea sonlaensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 162 (1937)
Distribution: Vietnam
41 VIE
species :
Dioscorea sororopana Steyerm.; Fieldiana, Bot. 28: No. 1, 159 (1951)
Distribution: Venezuela (Bolívar)
82 VEN
species :
Dioscorea soso Jum. & H.Perrier; Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Par. cxlix. 484 (1909)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea soso var. calvescens Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 135 (1951)
= Dioscorea soso var. mollis Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 135 (1951)
= Dioscorea soso var. prorsicarpa Burkill & H.Perrier; Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 136 (1951)
variant :
var. trichopoda (Jum. & H.Perrier) Burkill & H.Perrier; Fl. Madag. 44: 43 (1950)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea trichopoda Jum. & H.Perrier; Ann. Col. Mus. Marseille, Ser. II. 8: 401 (1910)
species :
Dioscorea sparsiflora Hemsl.; Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 360 (1884)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Remarks: often included in D. remotiflora
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea remotiflora var. sparsiflora (Hemsl.) Uline; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 422 (1897)
species :
Dioscorea spectabilis R.Knuth; Meded. Herb. Leid., No. 29, 55 (1916)
Distribution: Peru; Bolivia (Cochabamba); Argentina (Jujuy)
83 BOL PER 85 ARG
species :
Dioscorea sphaeroidea R.Couto & J.M.A.Braga; Phytotaxa 163(4): 230 (2014)
Distribution: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea spicata B.Heyne ex Roth; Nov. Pl. Sp.: 371 (1821)
Distribution: S-India (Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka; Bangladesh
40 BAN IND SRL
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea nummularia var. glauca Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 35 (1914)
= Dioscorea spicata var. anamallayana Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 29 (1914)
= Dioscorea spicata var. parvifolia Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 29 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea spiculiflora Hemsl.; Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 3: 361 (1884)
Distribution: Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Durango, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala; Belize; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica
79 MEX 80 BLZ COS GUA HON NIC
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea friedrichsthalii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 169 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea spiculoides Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 57 (1953)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea spongiosa J.Q.Xi, M.Mizuno & W.L.Zhao; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 25(1): 52 (1987)
Distribution: China (Fujian, N-Guangdong, E-Guangxi, SW-Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang)
36 CHI
species :
Dioscorea sprucei Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 197 (1917)
Distribution: Ecuador; N-Peru
83 ECU PER
species :
Dioscorea standleyi C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 461 (Bot. Maya Area) 252 (1936)
Distribution: Honduras; Costa Rica; Panama
80 COS HON PAN
species :
Dioscorea stegelmanniana R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 203 (1917)
Distribution: Peru; Bolivia (Beni); NE-Brazil (Bahia, Alagoas); WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso); SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná)
83 BOL PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea ainensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 29: 93 (1931)
= Dioscorea ferruginicaulis Rusby; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 217 (1927)
species :
Dioscorea stellaris R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 233 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea stemoniodes Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1927: 244 (1927)
Distribution: Thailand
41 THA
species :
Dioscorea stenocolpus Phil.; Linnaea 33: 258 (1864 publ. 1865)
Distribution: Chile (Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, Araucanía)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea stenomeriflora Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 40 (1914)
Distribution: peninsular Malaysia (Perak southward); +Singapore; Sumatra; Borneo; Sulawesi
42 BOR MLY SNG SUL SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Peripetasma polyanthum Ridl.; (1920)
species :
Dioscorea stenopetala Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aircs 27: 505 (1916)
Distribution: Argentina (Salta, Tucuman)
85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tucumanensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Lot. Gart. Berlin 7: 199 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea stenophylla Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 83 (1897)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea stenophylla var. paucinervis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 189 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea sterilis O.Weber & Wilkin; Kew Bull. 60(2): 286 (2005)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea stipulosa Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 94 (1924)
Distribution: South Africa (E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea strydomiana Wilkin; Kew Bull. "65(3): 425 (421-433; figs.)" (2011)
Distribution: South Africa (Mpumalanga)
27 SAF
species :
Dioscorea subcalva Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 18 (1914)
Distribution: China (Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Sichuan)
36 CHI
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea subcalva var. submollis (R.Knuth) C.T.Ting & P.P.Ling; Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 16(1): 85 (1985)
= Dioscorea submollis R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 318 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea subhastata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 121 (1831)
Distribution: Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz); NE-Brazil; SE-Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro); S-Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina); Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Pres. Hayes); Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes)
83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA 85 ARG PAR
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea guaranitica Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II(3): 1112 (1903)
= Dioscorea guaranitica f. membranacea Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, II 3: 1112 (1903)
= Dioscorea guaranitica f. subcoriacea Chodat & Hassl.; Bull. Herb. Boissier, II 3: 1112 (1903)
= Dioscorea guaranitica var. balansae Pellegr.; Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, II 10: 387 (1919)
= Dioscorea piratinyensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 346 (1926)
species :
Dioscorea sublignosa R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 304 (1924)
Distribution: +Tanzania
25 TAN
Remarks: status uncertain, probably a cultivar
species :
Dioscorea subnigra R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 36: 126 (1934)
Distribution: Dominican Republic
81 HIS
species :
Dioscorea subtomentosa Miranda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 12: 583, 606 (1941)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea alboholosericea Matuda; Bol. Soc. Bot. Mexico, No. 21, 2 (1957)
species :
Dioscorea sumatrana Prain & Burkill; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1931: 90 (1931)
Distribution: Thailand; Sumatra; Borneo
41 THA 42 BOR SUM
species :
Dioscorea sumiderensis B.G.Schub. & O.Téllez; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78(1): 248 (1991)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea suratensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 28: 87 (1930)
Distribution: Colombia (Santander)
82 CLM
species :
Dioscorea sylvatica (Kunth) Eckl.; S. Afr. Quarterly J. 1: 363 (1830), Britten in J. Bot. 46: 200 (1908)
Distribution: Zambia; Zimbabwe; S-Mozambique; South Africa (E-Cape Prov.)
26 MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea hederifolia Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 42 (1842)
= Dioscorea montana var. duemmeri R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 323 (1924)
= Dioscorea montana var. glauca R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 323 (1924)
= Tamus sylvestris Hort.Berol. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 443 (1850)
= Testudinaria sylvatica Hort.Berol. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 443 (1850)
variant :
var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) Burkill; J. South Afr. Bot. 18: 189 (1952)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.); Eswatini [Swaziland]
27 SAF SWZ
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea brevipes Burtt Davy; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 232 (1924)
= Testudinaria sylvatica var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
= Dioscorea sylvatica subsp. lydenbergensis Blunden, Hardman & Hind; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 64(4): 445 (1971)
= Testudinaria sylvatica var. lydenbergensis (Blunden, Hardman & Hind) G.D.Rowley; Repert. Pl. Succ. (I. O. S.) 23: 11 (1972) (1974)
variant :
var. multiflora (Marloth) Burkill; J. South Afr. Bot. 18: 189 (1952)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea marlothii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 321 (1924)
= Testudinaria multiflora Marloth; Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Afr. 3: 127 (1913)
= Testudinaria sylvatica var. multiflora (Marloth) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
variant :
var. paniculata (Dümmer) Burkill; J. South Afr. Bot. 18: 189 (1952)
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea montana var. paniculata (Dümmer) R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 323 (1924)
= Testudinaria montana var. paniculata (Dümmer) Kuntze; Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 312 (1898)
= Testudinaria paniculata Dümmer; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 195 (1912)
= Testudinaria sylvatica var. paniculata (Dümmer) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
variant :
var. rehmannii (Baker) Burkill; J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952)
Distribution: South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal)
27 SAF
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea rehmannii Baker; Dyer, Fl. Cap. 6: 248 (1896)
= Testudinaria rehmannii (Baker) G.D.Rowley; Nat. Cact. & Succ. J. 8: 50 (1953) (in clavi)
= Testudinaria sylvatica var. rehmannii (Baker) G.D.Rowley; Nation. Cact. Succ. J. (U. K.) 28(1): 6 (1973)
species :
Dioscorea synandra Uline; Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 86 (1897)
Distribution: Brazil
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea syringifolia (Kunth) Kunth & R.H.Schomb. ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 107 (1924)
Distribution: Guyana; French Guiana; Peru
82 FRG GUY 83 PER
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia syringifolia (Kunth & R.H.Schomb.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 423 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea tabatae Hatus. ex Yamashita & M.N.Tamura; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 59(1): 53 (2008)
Distribution: Ryukyu Isl.
38 NNS
species :
Dioscorea tacanensis Lundell; Lloydia 2: 78 (1939)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea tamarisciflora Prain & Burkill; J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10: 22 (1914)
Distribution: peninsular Thailand; peninsular Malaysia
41 THA 42 MLY
species :
Dioscorea tamoidea Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3: I. 42 (1842)
subspecies :
subsp. tamoidea
Name: Yam chat, Yam chatte (Haiti)
Distribution: Cuba; Hispaniola (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
81 CUB HIS
subspecies :
subsp. lindenii (Uline ex R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 43 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea tamoidea var. lindenii Uline; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 209 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea tamshiyacuensis Ayala; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 68(1): 125 (1981)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea tancitarensis Matuda; An. Inst. Biol., Mexico 24: 58 (1953)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea tarijensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 212 (1917)
Distribution: Bolivia (Tarija)
83 BOL
species :
Dioscorea tarmensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 188 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea tauriglossum R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 350 (1924)
Distribution: NE-Brazil (Alagoas); SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea tayacajensis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 212 (1917)
Distribution: Peru
83 PER
species :
Dioscorea temascaltepecensis R.Knuth; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 40: 223 (1936)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Mexico State, Michoacan)
79 MEX
species :
Dioscorea tenebrosa C.V.Morton; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. No. 461 (Bot. Maya Area) 247 (1936)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Dioscorea tenella Phil.; Fl. Atacam. 51 (1860)
Name: Papa cimarrona (Chile)
Distribution: Chile (Antofagasta, Coquimbo)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea tentaculigera Prain & Burkill; J. & Proc. As. Soc. Beng. n. s. 10: 15 (1914)
Distribution: China (SW-Yunnan); Myanmar (Mandalay); Thailand
36 CHI 41 MYA THA
species :
Dioscorea tenuifolia Ridl.; J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 41: 34 (1904)
Distribution: peninsular Thailand; SW-Thailand; Singapore; Sumatra (incl. Bangka Isl.)
41 THA 42 SNG SUM
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea orbiculata var. tenuifolia (Ridl.) Thapyai; Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 33: 197 (2005)
species :
Dioscorea tenuipes Franch. & Sav.; Enum. Pl. Jap. 2: 523 (1878)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, Fujian, N-Guangdong, S-Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang); North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu); Ryukyu Isl.
36 CHI 38 JAP KOR NKO NNS
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea acrotheca Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 178 (1924) (in syn.)
= Dioscorea maximowiczii Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 178 (1924)
species :
Dioscorea tenuiphyllum R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 76 (1924)
Distribution: WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea tenuis R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 206 (1917)
Distribution: Chile (Los Lagos)
85 CLE
species :
Dioscorea ternata Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 158 (1875)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea theresensis (Uline ex R.Knuth) Raz; Phytotaxa 258(1): 39 (2016)
Distribution: Cuba (Isla Teresa)
81 CUB
Remarks: Known only from fragmentary material
Synonyms: hidden
= Rajania theresensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem vii 221 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea therezopolensis Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 211 (1917)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea therezopolensis var. latifolia Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 211 (1917)
species :
Dioscorea togoensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 299 (1924)
Distribution: Senegal; Gambia; Guinea; Sierra Leone; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Togo; Benin; Nigeria
22 BEN BKN GAM GHA GUI IVO NGA SEN SIE TOG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea caillei A.Chev. ex De Wild.; Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 4: 332 (1914)
species :
Dioscorea tokoro Makino ex Miyabe; Tokyo Bot. Mag. 8: 485 (1894)
Distribution: China (S-Anhui, Fujian, Guizhou, S-Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, S-Jiangxi, S-Sichuan, Zhejiang); North Korea; South Korea; Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)
36 CHI 38 JAP KOR NKO
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea buergeri Uline ex R.Knuth; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73(Suppl.): 11 (1904)
= Dioscorea buergeri var. enneaneura Uline ex Diels; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 260 (1900)
= Dioscorea enneaneura (Uline ex Diels) Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 73(Suppl.): 11 (1904)
= Dioscorea saidae R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 317 (1924)
= Dioscorea wichurae Uline ex R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 316 (1924)
= Dioscorea yokusaii Prain & Burkill; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 73: Suppl. 10 (1904)
species :
Dioscorea toldosensis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 351 (1924)
Distribution: Bolivia (Tarija); Argentina (Salta)
83 BOL 85 ARG
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea violacea R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 200 (1917) (non Uline)
species :
Dioscorea tomentosa J.Koenig ex Spreng.; Pl. Pugill. Secund. 92 (1814)
Distribution: India (Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Andaman / Nicobar Isl.; Myanmar (Bago, Mandalay); Cambodia; Vietnam
40 BAN IND SRL 41 CBD MYA VIE
Synonyms: hidden
= Helmia tomentosa (J.Koenig ex Spreng.) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 439 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea torticaulis R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 351 (1924)
Distribution: SE-Brazil (São Paulo)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea trachyandra Griseb.; Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 155 (1875)
Distribution: Guyana; WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
82 GUY 84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea trachycarpa Kunth; Nov. Gen. et Sp. 1: 274 (1816)
Distribution: Guyana
82 GUY
Remarks: insufficiently known species
species :
Dioscorea traillii R.Knuth; Engl. Pflanzenr. Dioscoreac. 75 (1924)
Distribution: N-Brazil (Amazonas)
84 BRA
species :
Dioscorea transversa R.Br.; Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 295 (1810)
Distribution: New Guinea (Papua New Guinea); Australia (N-Western Australia, N-Northern Territory, E-Queensland, NE-New South Wales)
42 NWG 50 AUS
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea punctata R.Br.; Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 294 (1810)
species :
Dioscorea triandria Sessé & Moc.; Naturaleza (Mexico City), ser. 2, 1(App.): 172 (1890)
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea militaris C.B.Rob.; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 29: 324 (1894)
species :
Dioscorea trichantha Baker; J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 271 (1883)
Distribution: Madagascar
29 MDG
species :
Dioscorea trichanthera Gleason; Bull. Torr. Bot. Cl. 52: 182 (1925)
Distribution: Colombia (Guainía); Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar); Guyana
82 CLM GUY VEN
species :
Dioscorea trifida L.f.; Suppl. 427 (1781 publ. 1782)
Name: Name mapuey, Name morado, Name vino, Cush-cush, Cusn-cush yani, lndian yam, Yampee
Distribution: Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama; Cuba; Jamaica; Puerto Rico [I]; St. Martin/St. Maarten; St. Barthélémy; Saba; Guadeloupe; Martinique; St. Lucia; St. Vincent; Tobago [I]; Trinidad [I]; Colombia (Amazonas, Antioquia, Boyacá, Chocó, Guainía, Guaviare, Meta, Nariño, Tolima, Vaupés); Venezuela (Amazonas, Anzoategui, Miranda, Monagas); Guyana; Surinam; French Guiana; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Amazonas, Acre); NE-Brazil; WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goiás); SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)
80 COS GUA HON NIC PAN 81 CUB GDL JAM MAR pue SAB SBA STL STM STV trt 82 CLM FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL ECU PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea affinis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 372 (1850)
= Dioscorea angustifolia Rusby; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 701 (1902), nom. illeg.
= Dioscorea articulata Steud.; Nom. ed. II 1: 511 (1840)
= Dioscorea brasiliensis Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 791 (1806)
= Dioscorea goyazensis Griseb.; Mart., Fl. Bras. 3(1): 41 (1842)
= Dioscorea palmata Juss. ex Pers.; Syn. 2: 621 (1806)
= Dioscorea quinquelobata Vell.; Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 128 (1831)
= Dioscorea ruiziana Klotzsch ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 374 (1850)
= Dioscorea triloba Lam.; Encycl. 3: 234 (1789)
= Dioscorea triloba Willd.; Sp. Pl. 4: 791 (1806), nom. illeg.
species :
Dioscorea trifoliata Kunth; Nov. Gen. et Sp. 1: 275 (1815)
Distribution: Panama; Trinidad; Colombia (La Guajira, Magdalena); Venezuela (Amazonas, Aragua, Carabobo, Cojedes, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Falcon, Lara, Miranda, Portuguesa, Yaracuy); Peru; Bolivia (Santa Cruz); N-Brazil (Acre)
80 PAN 81 TRT 82 CLM VEN 83 BOL PER 84 BRA
Synonyms: hidden
= Dioscorea galipanensis Klotzsch ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 417 (1850)
= Dioscorea trifoliata var. amazonica R.Knuth; Engl., Pflanzenr., IV 43: 129 (1924)
= Dioscorea trifoliata var. galipanensis (Kunth) Uline ex R.Knuth; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 202 (1917)
= Dioscorea triloba H.Karst. ex Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 418 (1850), not validly publ.
= Helmia galipanensis Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 417 (1850)
= Helmia trifoliata (Kunth) Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 417 (1850)
species :
Dioscorea trifurcata Hauman; An. Mus. Nac. Buenos Aires 27: 482 (1916)
Distribution: Argentina (Catamarca)
85 ARG
species :