African Plant Database


Asparagus drepanophyllus Welw. ex Baker
Family : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 254 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Asparagus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub with stout woody stem to 5(-8) m high; long root tubers in clusters
Ecology : Sporadic in thick woods on mountains; secondary and riparian forests; terra firma forest; grassland; 100-700 m alt.
  Similar to A. warneckei but with shorter spines (not 7-10 mm), and pedicels (not 5-6 mm) not articulated at base.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 34694
 
Record n°34694
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