The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project
||Dioscorea sativa Linnaeus, typ. cons.
Species Plantarum 2 : 1033 (1753)
||"Habitat in Indiis."
||Dioscorea Linnaeus, nom. cons.
: "Dioscorea foliis cordatis, caule laevi"
t. 28 [stem and leaves],
McNeill & al. in
||Dioscorea villosa L.
||Dioscorea sativa, with the type designated by McNeill & al., was proposed as conserved type of the genus by Jarvis (in Taxon 41: 562. 1992). This was eventually approved by the General Committee (see review of the history of this proposal by Barrie, l.c. 55: 795-796. 2006).
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