Dioscorea alata L.
Descourtilz, M.E., Flore [pittoresque et] médicale des Antilles (1821-1829)
Fl. Méd. Antilles

vol. 8 (1829)
[tt. 533-600]
t. 537
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name recognized (= name cited):
343875 Dioscorea alata L.

drawing: J.T. Descourtilz
origin of:
Dict. Pittores. Hist. Nat., vol. 4 : t. 236, fig. 3,4 (1833-1839)



family: Dioscoreaceae
tribe: Dioscoroideae
epithet: alatus,-a,-um

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Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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heterotypic synonyms:
Dioscorea atropurpurea Roxb.; Dioscorea colocasiifolia Pax; Dioscorea eburina Lour.; Dioscorea eburnea Lour.; Dioscorea globosa Roxb.; Dioscorea javanica Queva; Dioscorea purpurea Roxb.; Dioscorea rubella Roxb.; Dioscorea sapinii De Wild.; Dioscorea sativa Munro; Dioscorea vulgaris Miq.;
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2 343875 Dioscorea alata L.
M.E. Descourtilz, Fl. Méd. Antilles, vol. 8 (tt. 533-600): t. 537 (1821) [J.T. Descourtilz]