⚠ Version 1.1 of The Plant List has been superseded and should no longer be used.
The new version is available at http://www.worldfloraonline.org/tpl/kew-453416. The new version is enhanced, using more data sources including Taxonomic Expert Networks and will be more frequently updated.
This name record (from WCSP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Dioscorea japonica in version 1 of The Plant List.