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

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SpeciesFZ 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
chimanimanensis 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.E,S
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 Botswana: Asparagus
Flora of Caprivi: Asparagus
Flora of Malawi: Asparagus
Flora of Mozambique: Asparagus
Flora of Zambia: Asparagus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated 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, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Asparagus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=359, retrieved 26 August 2016

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