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Group: Monocot Rank: species Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, C, 43

Authors: Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1033. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Type-Protologue
Distribution: Sri Lanka, cultivated in Mexico
Type Specimens
  • ST: Anon.; no date; Sri Lanka, Herman 2:23 (BM, syn)
  • ST: none cited; no date; Linnaean HB. 1184.2 (LINN syn; foto GH)
Higher Taxa:     Taxonomy Browser
Concept:    details
Combinations for this basionym:
Polynome alata (L.) Salisb.
Projects: Antioquia , Bolivia , China , Costa Rica , IPCN , Madidi Checklist , Mesoamericana , Nicaragua , Panama , Peru

Common Names:
  • ñame (Spanish)
    • Reference article Davidse, G., M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater. 1994. Alismataceae a Cyperaceae. 6: i–xvi, 1–543. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Fl. Mesoamer.. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D. F.
  • shen shu (Pinyin, China)
    • Reference article Flora of China Editorial Committee. 2000. Flora of China (Flagellariaceae through Marantaceae). 24: 1–431. In C. Y. Wu, P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong (eds.) Fl. China. Science Press & Missouri Botanical Garden Press, Beijing & St. Louis.
Keywords: FCC, FM, FNA, FTEA, FVG, MAD, IPCN
Images:

Anonymous - s.n. - Caribbean


Dioscorea alata


Dioscorea alata


Moreno - 12557 - Nicaragua


Nelson - 3171 - Honduras


Shank - 4441 - Costa Rica


 
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