African Plant Database

Asparagus bechuanicus Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 429 (1898)
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Asparagus psilurus Welw. ex Baker
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protasparagus bechuanicus (Baker) Oberm.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Asparagus africanus auct. sensu Jessop, non Lam., p.p.
=Asparagus psilurus Welw. ex Baker (1878)
=*Asparagus africanus auct.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.4 - 0.6 m. Alt: ? - 1010 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1992). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 5[3]: 11-81
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).
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