Asparagus pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In open dry Acacia-Combretum-Terminalia scrub, Commiphora and mopane woodland, open grassland and margins of sandy pans.
Altitude range: Up to 1400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Caprivi Namibia.
Malawi distribution: S
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Demissew, S. (2008). Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Page 5.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 115.

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Flora of Botswana: Asparagus pendulus
Flora of Caprivi: Asparagus pendulus
Flora of Mozambique: Asparagus pendulus
Flora of Zambia: Asparagus pendulus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Asparagus pendulus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asparagus pendulus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Asparagus pendulus., retrieved 22 April 2024

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