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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Liliaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Climber on shrubs
Ecology
In thickets
Note
Leafless at flowering time
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white or creamy with strong sickly odour.

Native to:

Benin, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Togo

Asparagus warneckei (Engl.) Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2001 Cable, S. [893], Cameroon K000050279
Apr 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7246], Cameroon K000050282
Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4372], Cameroon K000050278
Apr 1, 2001 Lane, P. [452], Cameroon K000050281
Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2542], Cameroon K000050280
Milne-Redhead, E. [5176], Ghana 15151.000
Warnecke [28], Ghana K000255630 Unknown type material
Warnecke [28], Ghana K000255631 Unknown type material

First published in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 351 (1936)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Morton, Lilies & Orch. fig. 18.
  • in Kew 1939: 245

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

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