Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Asparagus
Asparagaceae Juss.
Asparagus L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 313 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 147 [secondary reference]
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 281 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 117 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Asparagopsis (Kunth) Kunth nom. illeg.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 553 [secondary reference]
Britton, N.L. & Brown, A. (1913), An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British possessions Edn. 2: 513 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Asparagus officinalis L.
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 186 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greco-latin asparagus or aspharagus, name of the plant; probably of Persian origin"
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 433 [secondary reference]
Eichler, Hj. (1965), Supplement to J.M.Black's Flora of South Australia (Second Edition, 1943-1957): 81 [secondary reference]
Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. in Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. (ed.) (1979), Index Nominum Genericorum 1: 142 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Asparagopsis (Kunth) Kunth nom. illeg.
Jessop, J.P. (1979), Liliaceae. Flora Malesiana Series I 9(1): 215-217 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Asparagopsis (Kunth) Kunth nom. illeg.
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 1208, 1211 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 24 [secondary reference]
Clifford, H.T. & Conran, J.G. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1987), Asparagus. Flora of Australia 45: 159 [secondary reference]
Macfarlane, T.D. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Asparagaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 736-737 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Liliaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 23 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 155 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Asparagaceae. Flora of New South Wales 4: 45 [secondary reference]
Malcomber, S.T. & Demissew, S. (1993), The status of Protasparagus and Myrsiphyllum in the Asparagaceae. Kew Bulletin 48(1): 63 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Myrsiphyllum Willd. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
Conran, J.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Liliaceae. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 640 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 504 [secondary reference]
Morris, D.I. in Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1994), Liliaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 4B: 369-370 [secondary reference]
Kubitzki, K. & Rudall, P.J. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1998), Asparagaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 3: 128, Fig. 40 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Flora of the South West 1: 252 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 78 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Myrsiphyllum Willd. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Asparagopsis (Kunth) Kunth nom. illeg. taxonomic synonym: Asparagus subg. Asparagopsis (Kunth) Baker legitimate taxonomic synonym: Elachanthera F.Muell. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Luzuriaga sect. Elachanthera (F.Muell.) K.Krause legitimate taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
  • APC Comment: Protasparagus is recognised as a distinct taxon in NT.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), NT, SA (naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (doubtfully naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 73-74 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
CHAH (2009), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Elachanthera F.Muell. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Luzuriaga sect. Elachanthera (F.Muell.) K.Krause legitimate taxonomic synonym: Protasparagus Oberm. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), NT, SA (naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (doubtfully naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
Chase, M.W., Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161(2): 135 [secondary reference]
Soltis, D.E., Smith, S.A., Cellinese, N., Wurdack, K.J., Tank, D.C., Brockington, S.F., Refulio-Rodriguez, N.F., Walker, J.B., Moore, M.J., Carlswars, B.S., Bell, C.D., Latvis, M., Crawley, S., Black, C., Diouf, D., Xi, Z., Rushworth, C.A., Gitzendanner, M.A., Sytsma, K.J., Qui, Y., Hilu, K.W., Davis, C.C., Sanderson, M.J., Beaman, R.S., Olmstead, R.G., Judd, W.S., Donoghue, M.J. & Soltis, P.S. (2011), Angiosperm Phylogeny: 17 Genes, 640 Taxa. American Journal of Botany 98: 7, Fig. 2B [secondary reference]