Taxon: Asparagus plumosus Baker

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 5536
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14:613. 1875
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: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 - KwaZulu-Natal, - Free State, - Eastern Cape, - Western Cape, - Gauteng, - Limpopo, - North West

  • 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
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Ecuador

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Agnew, A. D. Q. Upland Kenya wild flowers: a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya. 1974 (Flow Kenya)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae) (Bothalia) 25:208.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust) 49:505.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:325.
  • Huttleston, D. G. 1970. The names of three commonly cultivated ornamental asparaguses (Liliaceae) (Baileya) 17:59.
  • Imada, C. T. et al. 2000. New Hawaiian records for 1999 Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 63:13.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lebrun, J. P. & A. L. Stork Énumération des plantes à fleurs d'Afrique tropicale. 1991- (L Afr Trop)
  • Obermeyer, A. A. 1983. Protasparagus Oberm., nom. nov.: new combinations S. African J. Bot. 2:244.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • White, F. Forest flora of Northern Rhodesia. 1962 (Trees NRhod)

Synonyms:

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.