Taxon: Asparagus aethiopicus L.

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 446667
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:63. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Jul-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Sep-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Pl Protect Quart. 11(2):49-50. 1996, as A. densiflorus; F Aust 49:505. 1994)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Uruguay


References:

  1. Flora of Australia. Online version. (F AustOnline)
  2. Batchelor, K. L. & J. K. Scott 2006. Review of the current taxonomic status and authorship for Asparagus weeds in Australia Pl. Protect. Quart. 21:128.
  3. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. (F Aust) 49:504-505.
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Green, P. S. 1986. The correct name for Asparagus sprengeri (Plantsman) 7:249-250.
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Keighery, G. 1996. Native, naturalized and cultivated Asparagaceae in Western Australia Pl. Protect. Quart. 11(2):49-50.
  11. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Asparagus aethiopicus L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?446667. Accessed 21 April 2018.