African Plant Database

Protasparagus compactus (T. M. Salter) Oberm.
Information on the genus : Protasparagus
Basionym : Asparagus compactus T. M. Salter
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Asparagus lignosus Burm. f.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asparagus compactus T. M. Salter
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Protasparagus lignosus (Burm. f.) Oberm.
=Asparagus lignosus Burm. f. (1768)
=*Asparagus compactus T. M. Salter
=Asparagus africanus var. wrightii Baker

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 5[3]: 11-81 (1992).
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).
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Record n°34759
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