Asparagus africanus var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe

First published in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Asparagac.: 8 (2006)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Central African Republic to Chad, Kenya to Botswana. It is a scrambling shrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Central African Repu, Chad, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in F.T.E.A., Asparagaceae: 8 (2006).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2008). Flora Zambesiaca 13(1): 1-140. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wild, H. [37628], Zimbabwe Asparagus puberulus 5432.000 No
Buchanan, J., C.M.G. [1003], Malawi Asparagus shirensis K000255655 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0