African Plant Database

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

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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