Checklist: Asparagaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Botswana have been excluded.

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Chase, M.W., Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.J. (2009) A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 132-136  
Demissew, S. (2008) Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1)   
Obermeyer, A.A. (1992) Asparagaceae Flora of Southern Africa 5(3)   
NamesFZ Divisions
1113.000 ASPARAGUS L.  
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. africanus N,SW
Protasparagus africanus (Lam.) Oberm.
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe N,SW
Asparagus pubescens Baker
Asparagus aspergillus Jessop
Protasparagus aspergillus (Jessop) Oberm.
Asparagus botswanicus Sebsebe [End] N
Asparagus buchananii Baker N
Asparagus exuvialis Burch.
Protasparagus exuvialis (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus flavicaulis (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.
subsp. flavicaulis N,SW
Asparagus laricinus Burch. N
Asparagus angolensis Baker
Protasparagus laricinus (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus longicladus N.E. Br.
Protasparagus longicladus (N.E. Br.) B. Mathew
Asparagus nelsii Schinz N,SW
Asparagus nodulosus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.
Asparagus pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.
Asparagus psilurus Baker SE
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Protasparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm.
Asparagus schroederi Engl. N,SE
Protasparagus schroederi (Engl.) Oberm.
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
Asparagus plumosus Baker
Protasparagus plumosus (Baker) Oberm.
Protasparagus setaceus (Kunth) Oberm.
Asparagus suaveolens Burch. SW,SE
Asparagopsis triacantha (Roem. & Schult.) Kunth
Asparagus triacanthus Roem. & Schult.
Protasparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus virgatus Baker
Asparagus virgatus Baker var. capillaris Baker
Protasparagus virgatus (Baker) Oberm.

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: Checklist: Asparagaceae., retrieved 3 March 2024

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