Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.
subsp. orientalis Milne-Redh.

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Synonyms: Dioscorea lindiensis R. Knuth
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This subspecies differs stems and male flowers being less hairy and slightly longer pedicels on the male flowers. However intermediates occur so see note under subsp. pedicellata Milne-Redh.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: orientalis: eastern.
Habitat: In forest, open woodland and on rocky areas.
Altitude range: 0 - 600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern Kenya, Eastern Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,MS
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Literature:

Milne-Redhead, E. (1975). Dioscoreaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 116 - 118.

Wilkin, P. (2009). Dioscoreaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 125 - 126. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. orientalis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dioscorea hirtiflora
African Plant Database: Dioscorea hirtiflora
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dioscorea hirtiflora
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dioscorea hirtiflora
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dioscorea hirtiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dioscorea hirtiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dioscorea hirtiflora
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dioscorea hirtiflora
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dioscorea hirtiflora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dioscorea hirtiflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Dioscorea hirtiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dioscorea hirtiflora
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Dioscorea hirtiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dioscorea hirtiflora
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dioscorea hirtiflora
Tropicos: Dioscorea hirtiflora


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. orientalis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179710, retrieved 21 February 2018

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