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Taxon: Asparagus scandens Thunb.

 
Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Nomen number: 5545
Place of publication: Prodr. pl. cap. 66. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia (s.w.)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [North Island]


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 Note: = Myrsiphyllum scandens (Thunb.) Oberm.
  2. 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.
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa. Note: = Myrsiphyllum scandens (Thunb.) Oberm.
  4. Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer. 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae). Bothalia 25:208.
  5. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia. Note: = Myrsiphyllum scandens (Thunb.) Oberm.
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  7. González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna. 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization. Acta Hort. 776:325.
  8. Kanno, A. & J. Yokoyama. 2011. Chapter 3. Asparagus. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, vegetables 23-42. Note: mentions
  9. Keighery, G. 1996. Native, naturalized and cultivated Asparagaceae in Western Australia. Pl. Protect. Quart. 11(2):50. Note: mentions
  10. 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.
  11. Malcomber, S. T. & D. Sebsebe. 1993. The status of Protasparagus and Myrsiphyllum in the Asparagaceae. Kew Bull. 48:67. Note: mentions
  12. Obermeyer, A. A. 1984. Revision of the genus Myrsiphyllum Willd.. Bothalia 15:86. Note: = Myrsiphyllum scandens (Thunb.) Oberm.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Asparagus scandens Thunb. :

  • 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
  • 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=5545. Accessed 16 July 2019.