Taxon: Asparagus retrofractus L.

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 5541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:313. 1753
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; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Eastern Cape, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. 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)
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae) (Bothalia) 25:208.
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  8. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization Acta Hort. 776:325.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Kanno, A. & J. Yokoyama 2011. Chapter 3. Asparagus (Wild Crop Rel Veg) 39.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Obermeyer, A. A. 1983. Protasparagus Oberm., nom. nov.: new combinations S. African J. Bot. 2:244.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Stajner, N. et al. 2002. Genetic variability of economically important Asparagus species as revealed by genome size analysis and rDNA ITS polymorphisms Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 162:931.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Asparagus retrofractus L. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=5541. Accessed 24 April 2018.