African Plant Database

Asparagus sylvicola S.M. Burrows
Protologue : Bothalia 38(1): 26 (2008)
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrublet to 3 m tall, entirely glabrous, and without spines; with creeping rhizome and thick roots; cladodes filiform, falcate, 5-28 mm long, hair-like, in clusters of 1-9; flowers 1-2 in terminal cladode fascicle; berry black.
Ecology : Forest.
  Several specimens previously named A. setaceus belong here.
  southern border of Mozambique to Swaziland
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Record n°186583 created 2008-10-06 - modified 2008-10-06
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