Dioscorea howardiana O.Téllez, B.G.Schub. & Geeta

, Brittonia 59(4): 370 (-373; fig. 1) (2007).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60448140-2
Publication
Brittonia; a Series of Botanical Papers. New York, NY
Collation
59(4): 370 (-373; fig. 1)
Date of Publication
28 Dec 2007
Family as entered in IPNI
Dioscoreaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
Howard S. Gentry 12166
Locality
Mun. Tuxtla Gutierrez ... alt. cat. 4000 ft
Type Herbaria
holotype GH
Distribution Of Types
Chiapas (Mexico, Northern America)

Remarks

Dioscorea howardiana is proposed as a new species from Mexico and Central America as far south as Panama ... most closely resembles D. liebmannii (vide abstract).