Taxon: Asparagus densiflorus (Kunth) Jessop

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 300048
Place of publication: Bothalia 9:65. 1966
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Asparagus densiflorus auct. nonn. (= A. aethiopicus L.)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed17; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in asparagus (fide Wild Crop Rel Veg 3:32. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of asparagus (based on crossing barriers with Asparagus officinalis fide Wild Crop Rel Veg 3:32. 2011)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae) (Bothalia) 25:206.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  9. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:325.
  10. Huttleston, D. G. 1970. The names of three commonly cultivated ornamental asparaguses (Liliaceae) (Baileya) 17:59.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Kanno, A. & J. Yokoyama 2011. Chapter 3. Asparagus (Wild Crop Rel Veg) 23-42.
  13. Kubota, S. et al. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Asparagus (Asparagaceae) explains interspecific crossability between the garden asparagus (A. officinalis) and other Asparagus species Theor. Appl. Genet. 124:345-354.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium 1976. Hortus third. (Hortus 3) 118.
  15. Malcomber, S. T. & D. Sebsebe 1993. The status of Protasparagus and Myrsiphyllum in the Asparagaceae Kew Bull. 48:68, 76.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Asparagus densiflorus (Kunth) Jessop :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?300048. Accessed 20 May 2018.