African Plant Database


Dioscorea paleata Burkill
Family : DIOSCOREACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 15: 360 (1939)
Information on the genus : Dioscorea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Base unknown. Near D. bulbifera but: leaves coriaceous; male flowering spikes 4-10 cm long (not 10-15); perianth c. 1 mm long (not 2 mm); fruit unknown.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  ? Only known from the type (Claessens s. n.), collected in 1929; between Shanguru (Rwanda) and Usumbura (Burundi).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 11268
 
Record n°11268
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