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H Dioscorea cumingii Prain & Burkill 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 240028) with original publication details: J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 4: 449 1908.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea cumingii var. inaequifolia (Elmer ex Prain & Burkill) Burkill Synonym L TRO
Dioscorea cumingii var. polyphylla (R. Knuth) Burkill Synonym L TRO
Dioscorea echinata R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea elmeri Prain & Burkill Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea heptaphylla Sasaki Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea inaequifolia Elmer ex Prain & Burkill Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea polyphylla R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240028, and has not been changed.