African Plant Database

Asparagus retrofractus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 313 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protasparagus retrofractus (L.) Oberm.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asparagus microphyllus Burch. ex Baker (1875)
=Asparagus namaensis Schinz
=Asparagus africanus var. microphyllus Baker
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Scrambler- Ht 0.3 - 3 states: BOT, NAM, EC, NC, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • S. African J. Bot. 2: 243-244 (1983).
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).
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