Dioscorea bulbifera

Species:Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Common Name:AIR-POTATO
Status:Not Native, EPPC(I)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Dioscorea
Species Dioscorea bulbifera L. - AIR-POTATO


Citation DIOSCOREA BULBIFERA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1033. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: Hermann, Parad. Bat. plate facing p. 217. 1698. Lectotypified by Milne-Redhead, in Polhill, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Dioscor. 10. 1975.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua USF  
Bay PIHG  
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Charlotte USF  
Citrus USF  
Clay PIHG  
Collier USF  
DeSoto USF  
Duval GA-Lit Lit-GA: Zomlefer et al., J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1: 1171. 2007.
Escambia FLAS  
Flagler PIHG  
Franklin FSU  
Gilchrist PIHG  
Glades USF  
Gulf PIHG  
Hardee USF  
Hendry PIHG  
Hernando USF  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Jackson FSU  
Lake USF  
Lee USF  
Leon FSU  
Levy USF  
Liberty FSU  
Manatee PIHG  
Marion FLAS  
Martin PIHG  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FNPS  
Nassau FSU  
Orange USF  
Osceola DWP  
Palm Beach USF  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam PIHG  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns PIHG  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Sumter USF  
Suwannee USF  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla FSU  
Washington PIHG  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dioscorea bulbifera var. vera Dioscorea bulbifera Linnaeus, var. vera Prain & Burkill, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 10(?): 26. 1914, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Dioscorea bulbifera Linnaeus 1753. 
Helmia bulbifera Helmia bulbifera (Linnaeus) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 435. 1850.BASIONYM: Dioscorea bulbifera Linnaeus 1753. 
Dioscorea crispata Dioscorea crispata Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 3: 802. 1832. TYPE: INDIA:
Dioscorea dicranandra Dioscorea dicranandra Donnell Smith, Bot. Gaz. 19: 14. 1894. TYPE: GUATEMALA:
Dioscorea heterophylla Dioscorea heterophylla Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 3: 804. 1832.  
Dioscorea hoffa Dioscorea hoffa Cordemoy, Fl. Reunion 159. 1895. TYPE: REUNION ISLAND:
Dioscorea pulchella Dioscorea pulchella Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 3: 802. 1832. TYPE: BANGLADESH: Chittagong:
Dioscorea tamnifolia Dioscorea tamnifolia Salisbury, Parad. Lond. t. 17. 1806.  
Dioscorea tenuiflora Dioscorea tenuiflora Schlechtendal, Linnaea 17: 608. 1843. TYPE: MEXICO:
Smilax decipiens Smilax decipiens Sprengel, Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 2: 91. 1815.