Asparagus aethiopicus

Species:Asparagus aethiopicus L.
Status:Not Native, EPPC(I)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Asparagus
Species Asparagus aethiopicus L. - SPRENGER'S ASPARAGUS-FERN


Citation ASPARAGUS AETHIOPICUS Linnaeus, Mant. Pl. 63. 1767.
Basionym: **
Type: SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Prov.: Cape of Good Hope, without data (neotype: LINN 434.6). Neotypified by Jessop, Bothalia 9: 67-68. 1966.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Citrus FLAS  
Collier USF  
Duval PIHG  
Glades USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lee USF  
Leon FSU  
Manatee USF  
Marion FLAS  
Martin FLAS  
Miami-Dade FTG  
Monroe Keys USF  
Nassau FLAS  
Okaloosa USF  
Palm Beach FTG  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Asparagopsis aethiopica Asparagopsis aethiopica (Linnaeus) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 95. 1850.BASIONYM: Asparagus aethiopicus Linnaeus 1767. 
Asparagus sprengeri Asparagus sprengeri Regel, Gartenflora 1890: 490, f. 80. 1890; Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 11: 302. 1890. TYPE: SOUTH AFRICA:
Protasparagus aethiopicus Protasparagus aethiopicus (Linnaeus) Obermeyer, S. African J. Bot. 2: 243. 1983.BASIONYM: Asparagus aethiopicus Linnaeus 1767. 
Asparagopsis lancea Asparagopsis lancea (Thunberg) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 106. 1850.BASIONYM: Asparagus lanceus Thunberg 1794. 
Asparagus lanceus Asparagus lanceus Thunberg, Prodr. Pl. Cap. 66. 1794. TYPE: SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Prov.: Without data, Thunberg s.n. (holotype: UPS).