Asparagus suaveolens Burch.

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Synonyms: Asparagopsis triacantha (Roem. & Schult.) Kunth
Asparagus triacanthus Roem. & Schult.
Protasparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
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Derivation of specific name: suaveolens: sweet-scented
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Botswana distribution: SW,SE
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5. Possibly also as A. burchellii and A. spinescens?

Demissew, S. (2008). Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 6 - 7.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 63. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 86.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 115.

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Flora of Malawi: Asparagus suaveolens
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asparagus suaveolens
African Plant Database: Asparagus suaveolens
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asparagus suaveolens
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Wikipedia: Asparagus suaveolens

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Asparagus suaveolens., retrieved 20 July 2024

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