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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Dioscorea bulbifera L., Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. Old World
22 BEN BKN GHA GNB GUI IVO LBR MLI NGA SEN SIE TOG 23 BUR CAF CMN CON GAB GGI RWA ZAI 24 CHA ERI ETH SUD 25 KEN TAN UGA 26 ANG MLW MOZ ZAM ZIM 27 CPV 29 MDG sey 36 CHC CHH CHN CHS CHT 38 JAP KOR kzn NNS oga TAI 40 ASS BAN EHM IND LDV NEP PAK SRL WHM 41 AND CBD LAO MYA THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY PHI SUL SUM XMS 43 NWG 50 NTA QLD WAU (60) fij nue sam scz ton wal (61) coo mrq sci 62 CRL (63) haw (76) cal (78) ala fla (79) mxt (80) blz cos gua hon nic pan (81) bah cub dom hai jam lee pue trt win (82) frg guy sur ven (83) clm ecu per (84) bzc bze bzl
Lifeform: Cl. tuber geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated for its edible bulbils.
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts