African Plant Database


Asparagus psilurus Welw. ex Baker
Family : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1(5): 253 (1880 [1878])
Information on the genus : Asparagus
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Protasparagus bechuanicus (Baker) Oberm.
=Asparagus bechuanicus Baker (1898)
=*Asparagus africanus auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or scandent shrub 0,6-2 m tall or more; stem unbranched at base, branching above middle
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; open woodland on limestone; occasionally on rocky outcrops; somewhat sparsely in sandy woods and thickets; 400-1400 m alt.
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 34720
 
Record n°34720
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