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H Dioscorea obtusifolia Hook. & Arn. 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 240587) with original publication details: Bot. Beechey Voy. 48 1830.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea obtusifolia var. obtusifolia Synonym L TRO
Dioscorea obtusifolia var. philippii Uline ex R.Knuth Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240587.

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