1. Family: Dioscoreaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Dioscorea Plum. ex L.
      1. Dioscorea villosa L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ontario to Central & E. U.S.A.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Leeward Is.

    Dioscorea villosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    James, J.F. [2862], USA K001148778
    Chase, V.H. [15310], USA K001148774
    s.coll [s.n.] K001148773
    s.coll [s.n.] K001148775
    s.coll [s.n.], USA K001148776
    s.coll [7233], USA K001148781
    s.coll [s.n.], USA K001148782
    s.coll [s.n.] K001148783
    Gramt. L.H. [s.n.], USA K001148777
    James, J. [2862], USA K001148779
    French, G.H. [2862], USA K001148780
    Soper, J.H. [2294], USA Dioscorea villosa f. glabrifolia K001148818
    Hohenacker, R.F. [2162 bb], India Dioscorea sativa K001143019
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5108], Myanmar Dioscorea sativa K001104825
    Porter, G. [Cat. no. 5108], Malaysia Dioscorea sativa K001104821
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5108], Myanmar Dioscorea sativa K001104824
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5108] Dioscorea sativa K001104820
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108] Dioscorea sativa K001104819
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108], India Dioscorea sativa K001104822 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5108], Bangladesh Dioscorea sativa K001104823
    Biswas, K. [4214], India Dioscorea sativa K001143018
    Montero, O.G. [254], Chile Dioscorea longifolia K001150665

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1033 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. (2007). World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Yams and their allies: 1-65. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0