The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Dioscorea alata var. purpurea (Roxb.) A.Pouchet is a synonym of Dioscorea alata L.

This name is a synonym of Dioscorea alata L. .

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym (record 453409) with original publication details: Bull. Écon. Indochine 8: 117 1950.

Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Dioscorea alata in version 1 of The Plant List.