The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Dioscorea alata L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 239747) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1033 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:317625-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea alata var. globosa (Roxb.) Prain Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A.Pouchet Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea alata var. tarri Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea alata var. vera Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea atropurpurea Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea colocasiifolia Pax Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea eburina Lour. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea eburnea Lour. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea globosa Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea javanica Queva Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea purpurea Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea rubella Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea sapinii De Wild. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea sapinii De Wildemann Synonym M TRO
Dioscorea vulgaris Miq. Synonym H WCSP
Elephantodon eburnea (Lour.) Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Polynome alata (L.) Salisb. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-239747.

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