African Plant Database


Dioscorea retusa Mast.
Family : DIOSCOREACEAE
Protologue : Gard. Chron. 1149 (1870) 
Information on the genus : Dioscorea
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dioscorea tysonii Baker (1889) 1889, non Schönl.
=Dioscorea microcuspis Baker (1896)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte, Climber- Ht 2.5 m. Alt: 40 - 1800 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 67 (1997).
  • Kew Bull. 54: 17 (1999)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 11221
 
Record n°11221
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