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 Zambia 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 B,N,W
Protasparagus africanus (Lam.) Oberm.
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe B,N,W,C,E,S
Asparagus pubescens Baker
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Myrsiphyllum asparagoides (L.) Willd.
Asparagus aspergillus Jessop B
Protasparagus aspergillus (Jessop) Oberm.
Asparagus buchananii Baker B,N,W,C,S
Asparagus flagellaris (Kunth) Baker N,W,C,E,S
Asparagus laricinus Burch. W,E
Asparagus angolensis Baker
Protasparagus laricinus (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus longicladus N.E. Br.
Protasparagus longicladus (N.E. Br.) B. Mathew
Asparagus migeodii Sebsebe N,W
Asparagus nelsii Schinz B,N,C,S
Asparagus pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. B,E,S
Asparagus psilurus Baker W,C
Asparagus richardsiae Sebsebe N,C
Asparagus rogersii R.E.Fr. B,N,C
Asparagus schroederi Engl. N,C,E,S
Protasparagus schroederi (Engl.) Oberm.
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop N,E
Asparagus plumosus Baker
Protasparagus plumosus (Baker) Oberm.
Protasparagus setaceus (Kunth) Oberm.
Asparagus virgatus Baker E
Asparagus virgatus Baker var. capillaris Baker
Protasparagus virgatus (Baker) Oberm.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Checklist: Asparagaceae., retrieved 28 September 2023

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