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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-240615, and has not been changed.

H Dioscorea ovata Vell. 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 240615) with original publication details: Fl. Flumin. 10: t. 117 1831.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Dioscorea adenocarpa Mart. ex Griseb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea adenocarpa var. balansae Uline ex R.Knuth Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea adenocarpa var. balansae Uline Synonym L TRO
Dioscorea adenocarpa var. chartacea Uline ex R.Knuth Synonym L WCSP
Helmia adenocarpa (Mart. ex Griseb.) Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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