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Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. ii. 2: 152 (1799) 
Information on the genus : Asparagus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protasparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm.
 Asparagopsis floribunda Kunth (1850)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asparagus racemosus var. longicladodius Chiov.
=Asparagus petitianus A. Rich. (1850)
=*Asparagus stachyoides Spreng. ex Baker (1875)
=Asparagus tetragonus Bresler
=Asparagus racemosus var. tetragonus (Bresler) Baker (1875)
=Asparagopsis abyssinica Kunth
=Asparagopsis acerosa Kunth
=Asparagopsis brownei Kunth
=Asparagopsis decaisnei Kunth (1850)
=Asparagopsis hohenackeri Kunth (1850)
=Asparagopsis javanica Kunth
=Asparagopsis retrofracta Schwein. ex Baker
=Asparagopsis sarmentosa Dalzell & A. Gibson
=Asparagopsis subquadrangularis Kunth
=*Asparagus acerosus Roxb.
=Asparagus dubius Decne.
=Asparagus jacquemontii Baker
=Asparagus penduliflorus Span.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Climber- Ht 0.5 - 4 m. Alt: 40 - 2900 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 340
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 90

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • S. African J. Bot. 2: 243-244 (1983).
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).

Bibliography other :
  • KIPKOECH S. & AL. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 17 
 
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