Checklist: Asparagaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Asparagus laricinus
Chase, M.W., Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.J. (2009) A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 132-136 
Demissew, S. (2008) Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1)  
Obermeyer, A.A. (1992) Asparagaceae Flora of Southern Africa 5(3)  
NamesFZ Divisions
1113.000 ASPARAGUS L. 
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. africanus N,W,C,E,S
Protasparagus africanus (Lam.) Oberm.
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe N,C,E,S
Asparagus pubescens Baker
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce N,C,E,S
Myrsiphyllum asparagoides (L.) Willd.
Asparagus aspergillus Jessop N,W,C,S
Protasparagus aspergillus (Jessop) Oberm.
Asparagus buchananii Baker W,S
Asparagus chimanimanensis Sebsebe [NrEnd] E
Asparagus divaricatus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. E
Asparagus edulis (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. W,E
Asparagus exuvialis Burch. W,S
Protasparagus exuvialis (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus falcatus L.
var. falcatus E,S
Protasparagus falcatus (L.) Oberm.
Asparagus flagellaris (Kunth) Baker W
Asparagus flavicaulis (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.
subsp. flavicaulis C
Asparagus laricinus Burch. N,W,C,E,S
Asparagus angolensis Baker
Protasparagus laricinus (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus longicladus N.E. Br. W
Protasparagus longicladus (N.E. Br.) B. Mathew
Asparagus nodulosus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. E,S
Asparagus pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. N,W
Asparagus racemosus Willd. C
Protasparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm.
Asparagus schroederi Engl. N,W,C,S
Protasparagus schroederi (Engl.) Oberm.
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop N,C,E,S
Asparagus plumosus Baker
Protasparagus plumosus (Baker) Oberm.
Protasparagus setaceus (Kunth) Oberm.
Asparagus suaveolens Burch. W,C,S
Asparagopsis triacantha (Roem. & Schult.) Kunth
Asparagus triacanthus Roem. & Schult.
Protasparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus virgatus Baker C,E,S
Asparagus virgatus Baker var. capillaris Baker
Protasparagus virgatus (Baker) Oberm.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Asparagaceae]., retrieved 28 May 2024

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