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H Dioscorea pyrifolia Kunth 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 240781) with original publication details: Enum. Pl. 5: 384 1850.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dioscorea diepenhorstiana Miq. Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea ferruginea Thunb. ex Prain & Burkill [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea preangeriana Uline ex R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea pyrifolia var. diepenhorstii Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea pyrifolia var. ferruginea Prain & Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Dioscorea sandakanensis R.Knuth Synonym H WCSP
Dioscorea zollingeriana Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-240781, and has not been changed.