African Plant Database

Testudinaria sylvatica (Eckl.) Kunth
Protologue : Enum. Pl. (Kunth) 5: 443 (1850)
Information on the genus : Testudinaria
Basionym : Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl. var. sylvatica
 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.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 18: 177-191 (1952).
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Record n°11394 modified 2009-02-03
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