African Plant Database


Asparagus exuvialis Burch.
Family : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Trav. S. Africa 1: 432 (1822)
Information on the genus : Asparagus
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asparagus exuvialis Burch. f. exuvialis
 Protasparagus exuvialis (Burch.) Oberm. f. exuvialis
 Protasparagus exuvialis (Burch.) Oberm.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asparagus hereroensis Schinz
 
Taxon infra-specific
Asparagus exuvialis f. ecklonii (Baker) Fellingham & N. L. Mey. (1995)
Asparagus exuvialis Burch. f. exuvialis
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect climbing or scrambling glabrous shrub 1-2 m tall, strongly branching zigzag; rhizome with numerous roots with fusiform swellings
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Ecology : Sandy areas; under trees on rocky hillsides; areas of limestone pans and outcrops; 50-1100 m alt.
  S. Africa, Namibia, Botswana. – Not in Kenya (= A. scaberulus).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 128996
 
Record n°128996
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