Checklist: Dioscoreaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Zambia have been excluded.

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Tacca leontopetaloides
Milne-Redhead, E. (1975) Dioscoreaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa   
Wilkin, P. (2009) Dioscoreaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
1248.000 TACCA J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze N,W,C,E,S
Tacca involucrata Schumach. & Thonn.
1252.000 DIOSCOREA L.  
Dioscorea alata L.
Dioscorea asteriscus Burkill B,N,W,C,S
Dioscorea sativa sensu Rendle
Dioscorea baya De Wild.
var. baya W
Dioscorea buchananii Benth.
subsp. buchananii C,E,S
Dioscorea bulbifera (L.) L. B
Dioscorea anthropophagorum A. Chev.
Dioscorea latifolia Benth.
Dioscorea sativa sensu Baker
Helmia bulbifera (L.) Kunth
Dioscorea cochleari-apiculata De Wild. N,W,S
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax N,W,C,S
Dioscorea triphylla L. var. dumetorum (Kunth) R. Knuth
Helmia dumetorum Kunth
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.
subsp. pedicellata Milne-Redh. B,N,W,C,S
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth. var. nyassica Burkill
Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. [LR-nt]N,W,C,E
Dioscorea odoratissima Pax
Dioscorea preussii Pax
subsp. hylophila (Harms) Wilkin N
Dioscorea quartiniana Hochst. ex A. Rich. B,N,W,C,S
Dioscorea apiculata De Wild.
Dioscorea beccariana Martelli
Dioscorea crinita Hook. f.
Dioscorea dinteri Schinz
Dioscorea excisa R. Knuth
Dioscorea forbesii Baker
Dioscorea schliebenii R. Knuth
Dioscorea stuhlmannii Harms
Dioscorea sansibarensis Pax N
Dioscorea macroura Harms
Dioscorea welwitschii Rendle
Dioscorea schimperiana Kunth N,W,C,E
Dioscorea hockii De Wild.
Dioscorea stellato-pilosa De Wild.
Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl. N,C,S
Dioscorea brevipes Burtt-Davy
Dioscorea marlothii R. Knuth
Dioscorea montana (Burch.) Spreng var. lobata Weim.
Dioscorea montana (Burch.) Spreng var. sagittata Suess.
Dioscorea montana (Burch.) Spreng var. glauca R. Knuth
Dioscorea rehmanni Baker
Dioscorea sylvatica (Kunth) Eckl. var. sylvatica
Dioscorea sylvatica (Kunth) Eckl. var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) Burkill
Testudinaria multiflora Marloth
Testudinaria paniculata Dummer
Testudinaria sylvatica Kunth

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Checklist: Dioscoreaceae., retrieved 7 June 2023

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