Taxon: Asparagus prostratus Dumort.

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 5538
Place of publication: Fl. belg. 138. 1827
Name Verified on: 17-Jun-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of asparagus (based on affinities and ploidy level fide Ann Appl Biol 153:237. 2008)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom - England, - Wales
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

References:

  • Castro, P. et al. 2013. Assessment of genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships in Asparagus species related to Asparagus officinalis Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:1275-1288.
  • Castro, P. et al. 2013. Assessment of genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships in Asparagus species related to Asparagus officinalis Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:1275-1288.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:325.
  • Kay, Q. O. N. et al. 2001. Taxonomy of the western European endemic Asparagus prostratus (A. officinalis subsp. prostratus) (Asparagaceae) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 137:127-137.
  • Moreno, R. et al. 2008. Origin of tetraploid cultivated Asparagus landraces inferred from nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer's polymorphisms Ann. Appl. Biol. 153:233-241.
  • Moreno, R. et al. 2008. Origin of tetraploid cultivated Asparagus landraces inferred from nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer's polymorphisms Ann. Appl. Biol. 153:233-241.
  • Rich, T. C. G. et al. 2002. Distribution and population sizes of Asparagus prostratus Dumort., wild asparagus, in Britain (Watsonia) 24:183-192.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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