Skip to main content
This species is accepted, and its native range is India.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

India

Asparagus asiaticus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drummond, R.B. [1057], Kenya 16708.000
Jul 13, 2002 Gardner [s.n.], India Asparagus gracilis K000901256 lectotype
Wight, R. [2817], India Asparagus gracilis K000901259
Jacquemont, V. [605], India Asparagus gracilis K000901257
Thomson, T. [4], Punjab Asparagus gracilis K000901258
Thomson, T. [4], Punjab Asparagus gracilis K000901260
Edgeworth, M.P. [136], India Asparagus gracilis K000901261

First published in Sp. Pl.: 313 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0