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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-240107, and has not been changed.

H Dioscorea elephantipes (L'Hér.) Engl. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 240107) with original publication details: Veg. Erde 9(3; 2): 367 1908.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Dioscorea elephantopus Spreng. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea montana (Burch.) Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea testudinaria R.Knuth [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Rhizemys elephantipes (L'Hér.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Rhizemys montana (Burch.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Tamus elephantipes L'Hér. Synonym H WCSP
Testudinaria elephantipes (L'Hér.) Burch. Synonym H WCSP
Testudinaria elephantipes (L'Hér.) Dickson Synonym M TRO
Testudinaria elephantipes f. montana (Burch.) G.D.Rowley Synonym L WCSP
Testudinaria montana Burch. Synonym H WCSP

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