Taxon: Asparagus plumosus Baker

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 5536
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14:613. 1875
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Dec-1998
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3, as A. setaceus; Eur Gard F, as A. setaceus; Dict Gard, as A. setaceus; F SAfr, as Protasparagus plumosus)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Pl. Protect. Quart. 11(2):49-50. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, North West, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

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

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Tonga

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

  1. Agnew, A. D. Q. Upland Kenya wild flowers: a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya. (Flow Kenya)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  4. Australian Government Departments of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Weeds in Australia (on-line resource). (Weeds Aust Online)
  5. Batchelor, K. L. & J. K. Scott 2006. Review of the current taxonomic status and authorship for Asparagus weeds in Australia Pl. Protect. Quart. 21:129.
  6. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  7. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  8. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  10. Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae) (Bothalia) 25:208.
  11. Fukuda, T. et al. 2005. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Asparagus (Asparagaceae) inferred from plastid petB intron and petD-rpoA intergeneric spacer sequences Pl. Species Biol. 20:121-132.
  12. George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. (F Aust) 49:505.
  13. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  14. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:325.
  15. Huttleston, D. G. 1970. The names of three commonly cultivated ornamental asparaguses (Liliaceae) (Baileya) 17:59.
  16. Imada, C. T. et al. 2000. New Hawaiian records for 1999 Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 63:13.
  17. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  18. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  19. 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. 124:351.
  20. Lebrun, J. P. & A. L. Stork Énumération des plantes à fleurs d'Afrique tropicale. (L Afr Trop)
  21. Obermeyer, A. A. 1983. Protasparagus Oberm., nom. nov.: new combinations S. African J. Bot. 2:244.
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. White, F. Forest flora of Northern Rhodesia. (Trees NRhod)

Check other web resources for Asparagus plumosus Baker :

  • 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?id=5536. Accessed 26 April 2018.