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Taxon: Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. f. pygmaeus (Makino) Yamashita & M. N. Tamura

Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 479512
Place of publication: Fl. Japan 4b:148. 2016
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


  1. Fukuda, T. et al. 2011. Nucleotide sequence variations in a medicinal relative of asparagus Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merrill (Asparagaceae). Amer. J. Pl. Sci. 2:765-775. Note: as "var. pygmaeus Makino"
  2. 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.

Check other web resources for Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. f. pygmaeus (Makino) Yamashita & M. N. Tamura :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=479512. Accessed 6 August 2020.