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Taxon: Asparagus acutifolius L.

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 4489
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:314. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-1998
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 20 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Sci Hort 130:691. 2011); vegetable (fide Sci Hort 130:691. 2011)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:319-326.
  4. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  5. 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.
  6. Loskutov, I. G. & H. W. Rines 2011. Chapter 3. Avena (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 23-42.
  7. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  8. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  9. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  10. Riccardi, P. et al. 2011. Genetic characterization of asparagus doubled haploids collection and wild relatives Sci. Hort. 130:691-700.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  13. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Asparagus acutifolius L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=4489. Accessed 15 November 2018.