Dioscorea cotinifolia

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Dioscorea cotinifolia

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Dioscoreales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Dioscoreales

Familia: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea
Species: Dioscorea cotinifolia

Name[edit]

Dioscorea cotinifolia Kunth, 1850.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Dioscorea malifolia Baker, J. Bot. 27: 1 (1889).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces; KwaZulu-Natal; Mozambique; Northern Provinces; Swaziland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Kunth, C.S. 1850. Enumeratio plantarum omnium hucusque cognitarum, secundum familias naturales disposita, adjectis characteribus, differentiis et synonymis. Tomus Quintus. Enumeratio Xyridearum, Mayacearum, Commelynearum, Pontederiacearum, Melanthacearum, Uvulariearum, Liliacearum et Asphodelearum ... Sumtibus J. G. Cottae, Stutgardiae [Stuttgart] et Tubingae [Tübingen]. BHL Reference page. : 5:386.

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Hottentotsbrood, Olifantsvoet
English: Wild yam
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