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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Oman, SE. Iran to W. Himalaya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, West Himalaya

Asparagus capitatus Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 19, 2007 Aitchison, J.E.T. [1222], Punjab K000901254 lectotype
Stocks, J.E. [1114], Afghanistan K000901209
s.coll. [s.n.], Punjab K000901255
Stocks, J.E. [1114], Afghanistan K000901208

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14: 607 (1875)

Accepted by

  • Ali, S.I. & Khan, S.W. (2009). Asparagaceae Flora of Pakistan 217: 1-23. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Rechinger, K.H., Browicz, K., Persson, K. & Wendelbo, P. (1990). Flora Iranica 165: 1-194. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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