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H Dioscorea oppositifolia 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 240599) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1033 1753.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea opposita Thunb. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea oppositifolia var. dukhunensis Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea oppositifolia var. linnaei Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea oppositifolia var. thwaitesii Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240599, and has not been changed.