African Plant Database

Myrsiphyllum asparagoides (L.) Willd.
Protologue : Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 2: 25 (1808)
Information on the genus : Myrsiphyllum
Basionym : Medeola asparagoides L.
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce (1913)
 Asparagus asparagoides (L.) W. Wight
 Medeola asparagoides L.
 Elide asparagoides (L.) Kerguélen (1993)
 Hecatris asparagoides (L.) Salisb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Asparagus asparagoides auct. sensu Jessop, non (L.) W.Wight, p.p.
=Myrsiphyllum angustifolium (Mill.) Willd.
=Asparagus medeoloides var. angustifolius (Mill.) Baker
=Medeola angustifolia Mill. (1768)
=Asparagus kuisibensis Dinter (1931)
=Dracaena medeoloides L. f. (1782)
=Ruscus volubilis Thunb.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 25[1&2]: 205-209 (1995).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • CHRIST, H. (1888). Spicilegium canariense. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 9: 151
  • PITARD, C.-J. & L. PROUST (1908). Les Îles Canaries.
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Record n°34819
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