African Plant Database

Asparagus merkeri K. Krause
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 238 (1921) 
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect sub-shrub; branches terete, lightly striate, 30-40 cm long
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Ecology : On the edge of the Rift, at the eastern foot of Mt Ol Doinyo Langai (2°45’Sx35°54’E), Tanzania (T2).
  ? Know only from the type (Merker 420, probably lost) collected in 1904. – Taxonomic position uncertain.
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Record n°34710 modified 2012-08-22
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