African Plant Database

Asparagus subfalcatus De Wild.
Protologue : Pl. Bequaert. 1: 42 (1921)
Information on the genus : Asparagus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody bushy plant; stems sarmentose, to 2 m long, with hook-spines; flowers white. Very close to A. falcatus but: - flowering branches with villous-scabrous ridges; - flowers on branches in axils of cladodes (not in simple racemes).
Ecology : Grassy steppe on lake sides; xerophyllous thicket; c. 930-1050 m alt.
  Known from Zaire: the type (Bequaert 5365), at Kabare (039Sx2929E), and specim. Lebrun 7783 and 9830, at Rwindi (048Sx2918E).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°34737
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