Checklist: Dioscoreaceae



This is a checklist of species, generated from the database, which are known to have been cultivated in Caprivi.

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Dioscorea quartiniana
Milne-Redhead, E. (1975) Dioscoreaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa   
Wilkin, P. (2009) Dioscoreaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)   
1248.000 TACCA J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze
Tacca involucrata Schumach. & Thonn.
1252.000 DIOSCOREA L.
Dioscorea alata L.
Dioscorea bulbifera (L.) L.
Dioscorea anthropophagorum A. Chev.
Dioscorea latifolia Benth.
Dioscorea sativa sensu Baker
Helmia bulbifera (L.) Kunth
Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.
Dioscorea cochleari-apiculata De Wild.
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Dioscorea triphylla L. var. dumetorum (Kunth) R. Knuth
Helmia dumetorum Kunth
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.
subsp. pedicellata Milne-Redh.
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth. var. nyassica Burkill
Dioscorea mangenotiana J.Mi├Ęge
Dioscorea paleata Burkill
Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.
Dioscorea odoratissima Pax
Dioscorea quartiniana Hochst. ex A. Rich.
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 schimperiana Kunth
Dioscorea hockii De Wild.
Dioscorea stellato-pilosa De Wild.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Checklist: Dioscoreaceae., retrieved 25 September 2023

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