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H Dioscorea mexicana Scheidw. 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 240485) with original publication details: Hort. Belge 4: 99 1837.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea anconensis R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea astrostigma Uline Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea bilbergiana Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea deamii Matuda Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea deppei Schiede ex Schltdl. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea leiboldiana Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea macrophylla M.Martens & Galeotti Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea macrostachya Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea macrostachya var. sessiliflora Uline Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea mexicana var. sessiliflora (Uline) Matuda Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea propinqua Hemsl. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea tuerckheimii R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP
Testudinaria cocolmeca Procop. Synonym H WCSP
Testudinaria macrostachya (Benth.) G.D.Rowley Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240485.

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