The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Dioscorea lepcharum Prain & Burkill (year?)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1909

Rediscovered in ?

 

Distribution

Arunachal Pradesh, India Pradesh, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Prain, D. and Burkil, I. H. (1914). A synopsis of the Dioscorea of the world, Africa excluded, with descriptions of new species, and varieties. J. & Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 10(1): 5-41.

 

Other references:

Saikia, Bhaskar et al. (2014). Rediscovery of Dioscorea lepcharum Prain & Burkil [Dioscoreaceae] – from Arunachal Pradesh, India Pradesh, India after a century. Pleione 8(1): 178-180.

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