African Plant Database

Asparagus ritschardii De Wild.
Protologue : Contr. Fl. Katanga Suppl. 3, 98 (1930)
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Near A. laricinus (var. katangensis De Wild.) but cladodes 7-11 mm long (not 6-15), hook of the leaves on mature branches conical, obscurely triangular in cross-section, to 12x4 mm.
Ecology : Termite mound, c. 1300 m alt.
  ? Only known from the type (F. Ritschard 1501) collected in 1927, Zaire, probably near Lubumbashi
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Record n°34725
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