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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A.Pouchet, Bull. Écon. Indochine 8: 117 (1950).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Dioscorea alata L., Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753).
Family: Dioscoreaceae
Homotypic Names:

* Dioscorea purpurea Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 799 (1832).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts