Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
11666354 May 2022BT Wursten
P Ballings
F Andicene
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten



At edge of small montane forest patch. Mt Gorongosa.40Mozambique1834A3 MS1700-18.43722034.0468907
57044115 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Thomsen
F Thomsen
Shrubby margin of granite rock areaMt Chinaka, Juliasdale1630Zimbabwe1832B3 E1890-18.36837232.6465657
19140218 Apr 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten

Among rocks in bracken and ericoid scrubNear summit of Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa40Mozambique1834A3 MS1840-18.44671134.0458397
1914136 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Rocky woodlandMaonza, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP823857E1310-19.12469032.8313906
35876426 Jan 2006BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Among rock in woodlandAt the base of the hills, Valley of Kings, Mutare0Zimbabwe1832D3 E12002
81899010 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
P Wilkin
B Luwiika

Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma Road, 11.6 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627C4 S1200Vine. Stems hard, light green with black patches; leaves glabrous, dark green above, light underneath; fruits winged, light green.-16.86888927.2735565

Total records found: 6

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Dioscorea sylvatica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=115460, retrieved 5 October 2022

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