African Plant Database


Dioscorea rupicola Kunth
Family : DIOSCOREACEAE
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 5: 378 (1850)
Information on the genus : Dioscorea
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber, Succulent- Ht 2.5 m. Alt: 150 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 6: 249-250 (1896). 
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 71 (1949).
  • J. S. African Bot. 33: 18 & 21 (1967).
  • Strelitzia 6: 66 (1997).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 82 (1997).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 67 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 11222
 
Record n°11222
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