Checklist: Asparagaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Malawi have been excluded.

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Asparagus laricinus
Chase, M.W., Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.J. (2009) A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 132-136  
Demissew, S. (2008) Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1)   
Obermeyer, A.A. (1992) Asparagaceae Flora of Southern Africa 5(3)   
NamesFZ Divisions
1113.000 ASPARAGUS L.  
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. africanus C,S
Protasparagus africanus (Lam.) Oberm.
Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe N,C,S
Asparagus pubescens Baker
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce N,S
Myrsiphyllum asparagoides (L.) Willd.
Asparagus buchananii Baker N,S
Asparagus krebsianus (Kunth) Jessop C,S
Asparagus laricinus Burch. N
Asparagus angolensis Baker
Protasparagus laricinus (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus migeodii Sebsebe S
Asparagus pendulus (Oberm.) Fellingham & N.L. Mey. S
Asparagus psilurus Baker N
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Protasparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm.
Asparagus saundersiae Baker N,S
Asparagus schroederi Engl. N,C,S
Protasparagus schroederi (Engl.) Oberm.
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop N,C,S
Asparagus plumosus Baker
Protasparagus plumosus (Baker) Oberm.
Protasparagus setaceus (Kunth) Oberm.
Asparagus suaveolens Burch. N
Asparagopsis triacantha (Roem. & Schult.) Kunth
Asparagus triacanthus Roem. & Schult.
Protasparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
Asparagus virgatus Baker N,S
Asparagus virgatus Baker var. capillaris Baker
Protasparagus virgatus (Baker) Oberm.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Checklist: Asparagaceae., retrieved 1 December 2023

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