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L Dioscorea glandulosa var. calcensis (R.Knuth) Ayala is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Dioscorea glandulosa (Griseb.) Klotzsch ex Kunth in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 240181) with original publication details: Diosc. Peru 29 1998.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea calcensis R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP

The species Dioscorea glandulosa (Griseb.) Klotzsch ex Kunth has a further 10 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240181, and has not been changed.