Asparagus chimanimanensis Sebsebe

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (10)

Asparagus chimanimanensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Asparagus chimanimanensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Asparagus chimanimanensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Asparagus chimanimanensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Asparagus chimanimanensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Erect shrub, up to 60 cm high with ribber, hairless branches. Spines down-curved, 2-5 mm long. Spinules below flowers absent. Cladodes in fascicles of 1-4 together,5-10 mm long and c. 1 mm wide, stellately arranged on zigzag branchlets. Inflorescences simple or compound, 20-45 mm long. Flowers solitary or in 2-4-flowered fascicles, apparently very short-lived and seldom seen. Berries 7-9 mm in diameter, red when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: chimanimanensis: of the Chimanimani Mts.
Habitat: Among quartzite sandstone rocks
Altitude range: 1100 - 2100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Sunday 1 June 2014
Literature:

Demissew, S. (2008). Asparagaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 25 - 26. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Asparagus chimanimanensis:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Asparagus chimanimanensis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asparagus chimanimanensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Asparagus chimanimanensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asparagus chimanimanensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asparagus chimanimanensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Asparagus chimanimanensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Asparagus chimanimanensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Asparagus chimanimanensis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Asparagus chimanimanensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asparagus chimanimanensis
Ispot Southern Africa: Asparagus chimanimanensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Asparagus chimanimanensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asparagus chimanimanensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Asparagus chimanimanensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asparagus chimanimanensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Asparagus chimanimanensis
Tropicos: Asparagus chimanimanensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Asparagus chimanimanensis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=190130, retrieved 12 December 2017

Site software last modified: 26 December 2016 8:46pm
Terms of use