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Taxon: Asparagus prostratus Dumort.

Genus: Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Asparagoideae. Also placed in: Liliaceae
Nomen number: 5538
Place of publication: Fl. belg. 138. 1827
Name verified on: 17-Jun-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jun-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of asparagus   (based on affinities and ploidy level fide Ann Appl Biol 153:237. 2008)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland [s.e.]; United Kingdom - England [s.], Wales
    Middle Europe: Belgium [n.]; Germany [n.w.]; Netherlands [n.]
    Southwestern Europe: France [n. & w.]; Spain [n.]

References:

  • Castro, P. et al. 2013. Assessment of genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships in Asparagus species related to Asparagus officinalis. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:1275–1288.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). [= Asparagus officinalis subsp. prostratus (Dumort.) Corb.].
  • González Castañón, M. L. & A. Falavigna. 2008. Asparagus germplasm and interspecific hybridization. Acta Hort. 776:325. [mentions].
  • Kay, Q. O. N. et al. 2001. Taxonomy of the western European endemic Asparagus prostratus (A. officinalis subsp. prostratus) (Asparagaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 137:127–137.
  • Moreno, R. et al. 2008. Origin of tetraploid cultivated Asparagus landraces inferred from nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer's polymorphisms. Ann. Appl. Biol. 153:233–241.
  • Rich, T. C. G. et al. 2002. Distribution and population sizes of Asparagus prostratus Dumort., wild asparagus, in Britain. Watsonia 24:183–192.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [= Asparagus officinalis subsp. prostratus (Dumort.) Corb.].
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?5538 (23 November 2014)

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