Genus: Asparagus L.

 
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Alternate family(ies): Liliaceae
Common names: asparagus
Genus number: 1046
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 473 (180 active, 34 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Fellingham, A. C. & N. L. Meyer 1995. New combinations and a complete list of Asparagus species in southern Africa (Asparagaceae). (Bothalia) 25:205-209.
  • 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.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Asparagus
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=1046. Accessed 13 November 2018.