Dioscorea sylvatica

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Dioscorea sylvatica

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Dioscoreales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea
Species: Dioscorea sylvatica

Name[edit]

Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl., 1830

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Testudinaria sylvatica (Eckl.) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 443 (1850).
  • Heterotypic
    • Dioscorea hederifolia Griseb. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 42 (1842).
    • Tamus sylvestris Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 443 (1850), pro syn.
    • Testudinaria glaucescens Hügel, Hort. Donat.: 17 (1858).
    • Dioscorea rehmannii Baker in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 6: 248 (1896).
    • Testudinaria montana var. paniculata Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 312 (1898).
    • Testudinaria paniculata Dummer, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 195 (1912).
    • Testudinaria multiflora Marloth, Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 3: 127 (1913).
    • Dioscorea brevipes Burtt Davy, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 232 (1924).
    • Dioscorea marlothii R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 321 (1924).
    • Dioscorea montana var. duemmeri R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 323 (1924).
    • Dioscorea montana var. glauca R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 323 (1924).
    • Dioscorea montana var. paniculata (Kuntze) R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 43: 323 (1924).
    • Dioscorea montana var. lobata Weim., Bot. Not. 1937: 162 (1937).
    • Dioscorea montana var. sagittata Suess., Proc. & Trans. Rhodesia Sci. Assoc. 43: 78 (1951).
    • Dioscorea sylvatica var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) Burkill, J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952).
    • Dioscorea sylvatica var. multiflora (Marloth) Burkill, J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952).
    • Dioscorea sylvatica var. paniculata (Dummer) Burkill, J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952).
    • Dioscorea sylvatica var. rehmannii (Baker) Burkill, J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952).
    • Testudinaria rehmannii (Baker) G.D.Rowley, Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 8: 50 (1953).
    • Dioscorea sylvatica subsp. lydenbergensis Blunden, Hardman & F.J.Hind, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 64: 445 (1971).
    • Testudinaria sylvatica var. lydenbergensis (Blunden, Hardman & F.J.Hind) G.D.Rowley, Repert. Pl. Succ. 23: 11 (1972 publ. 1974).
    • Testudinaria sylvatica var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) G.D.Rowley, Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 6 (1973).
    • Testudinaria sylvatica var. multiflora (Marloth) G.D.Rowley, Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 6 (1973).
    • Testudinaria sylvatica var. paniculata (Dummer) G.D.Rowley, Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 6 (1973).
    • Testudinaria sylvatica var. rehmannii (Baker) G.D.Rowley, Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 6 (1973).

Distribution[edit]

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

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

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