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Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl. var. sylvatica
Family : DIOSCOREACEAE
Information on the genus : Dioscorea
Basionym : Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Testudinaria sylvatica (Eckl.) Kunth (1850)
 Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl. (1830)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dioscorea junodii Burtt Davy (1924)
=Dioscorea hederifolia Griseb.
=Dioscorea montana (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Spreng.
=Dioscorea montana var. duemmeri R. Knuth
=Dioscorea montana var. sagittata Suess.
=Tamus sylvestris Kunth
=Testudinaria glaucescens Hügel
=Testudinaria rehmannii (Baker) G. D. Rowley
=Testudinaria sylvestris Kunth
=Dioscorea montana Eckl. & Zeyh. ex R. Knuth non Burch. & Spreng.
=Dioscorea montana var. glauca R. Knuth
=Dioscorea montana var. lobata Weim.
=*Testudinaria montana Eckl. & Zeyh.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte, Climber- Ht 1.5 - 10 m. Alt: 125 - 1600 m. Distribution: EC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 18: 189 (1952).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 545 (1966).
  • J. S. African Bot. 33: 15 (1967).
  • J. S. African Bot. 33: 36 (1967).
  • 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 Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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Record n°11228 modified 2009-02-03
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