African Plant Database

Dioscorea elephantipes (L'Hér.) Engl.
Protologue : Veg. Erde 9: II. 367 (1908)
Information on the genus : Dioscorea
Basionym : Tamus elephantipes L'Hér.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tamus elephantipes L'Hér. (1792)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Testudinaria elephantipes Lindl.
=Testudinaria montana Burch.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 3 m. Alt: 250 - 1250 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 67 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°11210 modified 2007-04-02
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