Dioscorea trifida

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Dioscorea trifida

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Dioscoreales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Dioscoreaceae
Genus: Dioscorea
Species: Dioscorea trifida

Name[edit]

Dioscorea trifida L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 427 (1782).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Dioscorea triloba Lam., Encycl. 3: 234 (1789).
    • Dioscorea brasiliensis Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 791 (1806).
    • Dioscorea palmata Juss. ex Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 621 (1806).
    • Dioscorea triloba Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 791 (1806), nom. illeg.
    • Dioscorea quinquelobata Vell., Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 128 (1831), nom. illeg.
    • Dioscorea articulata Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 511 (1840).
    • Dioscorea goyazensis Griseb. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 41 (1842).
    • Dioscorea affinis Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 372 (1850).
    • Dioscorea ruiziana Klotzsch ex Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 374 (1850).
    • Dioscorea angustifolia Rusby, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 701 (1902), nom. illeg.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
      • Bolivia; Brazil North; Brazil Northeast; Brazil Southeast; Brazil West-Central; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Leeward Is.; Nicaragua; Panam; Peru; Puerto Rico; Suriname; Trinidad-Tobago; Venezuela; Windward Is.

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Indian yam
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