1113.000 Asparagus L.

MYRSIPHYLLUM Willd.

PROTASPARAGUS Oberm.

Description of the genus

Description as for the family

Worldwide: 130-140 species, in the Old World excluding Australasia

Zimbabwe: 21 taxa.

Asparagus laricinus

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
africanus Lam. var. africanus N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
africanus Lam. var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe N,C,E,S
asparagoides (L.) WightN,C,E,SDescription, Image
aspergillus JessopN,W,C,S
buchananii BakerW,S
chimanimaniensis Sebsebe[NrEnd]EDescription, Image
divaricatus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.E
edulis (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.W,E
exuvialis Burch.W,S
falcatus L. var. falcatus E,SDescription, Image
flagellaris (Kunth) BakerW
flavicaulis (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. subsp. flavicaulis C
laricinus Burch.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
longicladus N.E. Br.W
nodulosus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.
pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.N,W
racemosus Willd.C
schroederi Engl.N,W,C,S
setaceus (Kunth) JessopN,C,E,SDescription, Image
suaveolens Burch.W,C,S
virgatus BakerC,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Asparagus:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Asparagus
Flora of Mozambique: Asparagus
Flora of Zambia: Asparagus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Asparagus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Asparagus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Asparagus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asparagus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asparagus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Asparagus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Asparagus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=359, retrieved 26 July 2014

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