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Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.

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  • Title: Dioscorea praehensilis Benth.
  • Verbatim longitude: 017 32 40.83 E
  • Verbatim latitude: 12 17 43.03 S
  • Type status: Holotype
  • Specific epithet: praehensilis
  • Scientific name authorship: Benth.
  • Recorded by: Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch; b.1806; d.1872; Welw.
  • Order: Dioscoreales
  • Identified by: Paul Wilkin; Royal Botanic Gardens; b.1966; Wilkin
  • Higher geography: Africa; Angola
  • Higher classification: Dioscoreales; Dioscoreaceae
  • Habitat: Climbing in open woods by streams near Sange.
  • Genus: Dioscorea
  • Family: Dioscoreaceae
  • Country: Angola
  • Continent: Africa

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