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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Dioscorea esculenta (Lour.) Burkill, Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 1: 396 (1917).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. Asia
(22) bkn ivo (29) mdg sey (36) chc chh chs (38) nns tai 40 ASS BAN EHM ind mdv NEP WHM (41) and CBD MYA ncb THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY MOL PHI SUL SUM 43 BIS NWG (60) fij nue ton wal (61) coo pit sci (62) crl mrn (79) mxc (81) cub lee pue trt win
Lifeform: Cl. tuber geophyte
Remarks: Widley cultivated for its edible tubers.
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts