African Plant Database

Asparagus falcatus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 313 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protasparagus falcatus (L.) Oberm.
 Asparagus falcatus L. var. falcatus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asparagus ternifolius (Baker) Hook. f.
=Asparagus aethiopicus var. ternifolius Baker (1870)
=Asparagus falcatus var. ternifolius (Baker) Jessop (1966)
Taxon infra-specific
Asparagus falcatus L. var. falcatus
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Climber- Ht 0.5 - 2 states: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 78 (1949).
  • S. African J. Bot. 2: 243-244 (1983).
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).
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see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°34612 modified 2007-03-22
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