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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.
Accessions: 20 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable;

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. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  3. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna. 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization. Acta Hort. 776:319-326.
  4. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  5. Kanno, A. & J. Yokoyama. 2011. Chapter 3. Asparagus. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, vegetables 23-42.
  6. 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.
  7. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  8. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  9. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  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. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=4489. Accessed 22 September 2019.