Asparagus africanus Lam.
var. africanus

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Mozambique records: View all records (38)

Records of this taxon from Mozambique are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
64733127 Dec 2014S Holt
S Holt
Open fragmented coastal forestVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI13-21.95645135.3121407
64732121 Nov 2014S Holt
S Holt
Open fragmented coastal forestVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI13-21.95645135.3121407
60893412 Jul 2014S Holt
S Holt
Open fragmented coastal forestVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI13Locally common-21.95645135.3121407
108684015 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11796
SM Burrows
BNRH

Between Changara and the turn-off to Cahora Bassa, Changara District, Tete Province0Mozambique1633C2 T186As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Heavily overgrazed shrublet on Acacia flats.-16.52416733.3916677
108685015 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11803
SM Burrows
BNRH

Ca. 20 km from Songo on road to Tete, Cahora Basa District, Tete Province.0Mozambique1532D2 T307As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Low (due to grazing) multistemmed shrublet ca. 400 mm high and 1.5 m across; in degraded dry deciduous mixed woodland.-15.73055632.8788897
108683014 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11795
SM Burrows
BNRH

Near gravel pit under power lines, ca. 10 km from Changara on road to Tete, Changara District, Tete Province0Mozambique1633C2 T258As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Shrublet, fruit orange; occasional in mopane woodland on gravelly clay soils at base of hill.-16.64444433.3394447
108663017 Mar 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11235
SM Burrows
BNRH

20.7 km from the Cuamba-Mandimba road, on the road to Marrupa.0Mozambique1436D1 N606Climber to 2.5 m tall, in degraded grassy woodland.-14.64166736.5744447
108682012 Mar 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11177
SM Burrows
BNRH

7 km south of the Rovuma River on the road to Unango.0Mozambique1135C2 N665As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Climber on termite mound in miombo woodland. Scarce.-11.65833335.4666677
108681023 Feb 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11320
SM Burrows
BNRH

Mueda town, in open grassy space next to (N of) the main road, upper part of town.0Mozambique1139C2 N827As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Erect shrub to 1.5 m high, new growth, growing in full sun in occasionally-cut grassy 'square' in Mueda town.-11.66194439.4458337
108730022 Nov 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
10676
SM Burrows
BNRH

Brenda's Bush Camp, shores of Pemba Bay, Pemba.0Mozambique1340B1 N5As Asparagus multiflorus in BNRH. Extremely robust scrambler to 10 m high, smothering trees and shrubs in Acacia/Diospyros/Adansonia woodland on saline flats; locally common. Ripe fruit orange.-13.00166740.5136117
108686019 Sep 2008M Coates Palgrave
M Coates Palgrave
632
SM Burrows
BNRH

Gorongosa, Nhambita PSP 5.0Mozambique1834C3 MS181As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Habitat: Undifferentiated woodland.-x000D- Ex Cheringoma Herbarium No.: 1051-18.93555634.1419446
108672014 Jun 2008JE Burrows
JE Burrows
10562
BNRH

Road from Hacufera (Algueirao) to Machaze/Chitobe, between the Save and Buzi rivers.0Mozambique2032D4 MS300As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Erect shrub to 1 m tall, in clearing in arid low-altitude riverine vegetation on alluvial loams. Only one population seen.2
108671007 Jun 2008JE Burrows
JE Burrows
10446
BNRH

38 km from the EN1 on road to Pomene, Inhambane Province.0Mozambique2335B1 GI32As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Erect (when in As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH.Garcinia-dominated coastal grassland) to scrambling or climbing to 2.5 m tall (in dune scrub), on old dunes; locally frquent, some bushes just starting to flower.-x000D- -x000D- Flowers in pickle.-23.00611135.5572227
108800006 Oct 2007JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
10131
BNRH

Urema Trough, northern boundary of Gorongosa National Park, Gorongosa-Inhaminga road.0Mozambique1834D1 MS30As Asparagus shirensis in BNRH.Rounded tangles shrub to 1 m high, in seasonally wet/waterlogged wooded grassland. Local. -x000D- -x000D- Same population as Burrows & Burrows 9974, collected 8/3/2007. , Occurrence: occasional2
108677025 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9792
SM Burrows
BNRH

Mueda Plateau east of Mueda on tar road from Diaca0Mozambique1139D1 N710As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Straggly shrub to 1.5 m high in degraded/logged forest-woodland mosaic.-x000D- Spirit material: fr. , Occurrence: rare-11.66250039.5325007
108728021 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9715
C

BNRH

E. of Lumbo, opposite Mozambique Island.0Mozambique1540B1 N1As Asparagus multiflorus in BNRH. Locally common very As Asparagus multiflorus in BNRH. Large tangled bushes, self-tangling or climbing on other shrubs, to 2 m high and 4 m across, confined to the margins of salt flats. Fruit blue-green. -x000D- DNA material sent to Maria Norup, Copenhagen University, 2007.-x000D- Spirit materia-15.02444440.6736117
108662020 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9705
SM Burrows
BNRH

Road from Namacurra to Mocuba.0Mozambique1737A3 Z68Erect shrub to 1 m tall in degraded deciduous mixed woodland on sandy soils, in full sun, roots terete, lacking tubers, , Occurrence: occasional-17.27500037.0419447
108675018 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9670
SM Burrows
BNRH

Ca. 20 km north of Save River Bridge on EN1 to the Buzi.0Mozambique2034C4 MS50As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Scrambler to 5 m high, on small termite hill in open mixed mopane woodland on blackish soils., Occurrence: scarce-20.98222234.4036117
108676018 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9675
SM Burrows
BNRH

I km N of the Rio Repembe on EN1 between Save and Buzi rivers.0Mozambique2034C2 GI60As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Robust multi-stemmed climber to ca. 6 m high, in Acacia/Combretum woodland.-x000D- DNA material sent to Maria Norup, Copenhagen University, 2007.-x000D- Spirit material: flw.2
108673027 Aug 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9500
SM Burrows
BNRH

Licuati Forest Reserve, in vlei/grassland area, Bela Vista area.0Mozambique2632A4 M69As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Shrub in wooded grassland on sands. No tubers.-x000D- Spirit material. , Occurrence: locally frequent-26.47750032.4975007
108674027 Aug 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9501
SM Burrows
C

BNRH

Licuati Forest Reserve, vlei/grassland area, Bela Vista area.0Mozambique2632A4 M66As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Shrub, needing support, in open Hyphaene-Strychnos-Terminalia coastal veld, soils very sandy. Locally frequent. Flowers with scent of vanilla, anthers yellow.-x000D- DNA material given to Maria Norup, Copenhagen University, October 2006.-x000D- Spirit material:-26.48305632.4961117
108729007 Oct 2005JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9151
C

BNRH

Between Mecufi and the mouth of the L£rio River.0Mozambique1340B3 N5As Asparagus multiflorus in BNRH. Many-stemmed shrub to 1.8 m tall, free-standing or scrambling in thicket on estuarine flats.-x000D- DNA material sent to Catherine Wiegand, Kansas University, 2005.-x000D- DNA material given to Maria Norup, Copenhagen University, October 2006.-x000D- Spirit material:2
108799001 Oct 2005JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9076
BNRH

N.W. of Gorongosa Mountain, on EN1.0Mozambique1833B3 MS0As Asparagus shirensis in BNRH. Erect multi-stemmed free-standing shrub to 1.2m tall, in mixed miombo woodland.2
108678020 Sep 2004JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
8591
JE Burrows
BNRH

Casa Lisa, N. of Marracuene, Maputo district.0Mozambique2532D1 M100As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Straggly shrub to 1m tall, in mixed short thicket on sands.-25.58472232.6566677
108679020 Sep 2004JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
8598
BNRH

Casa Lisa, N. of Marracuene, Maputo district.0Mozambique2532D1 M100As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. In short mixed thicket on deep sands.-x000D- Spirit material: flw.-25.58472232.6566677
108680018 Sep 2004JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
8559
BNRH

Nkomati floodplain, N. of Palmeira on EN 1.0Mozambique2532B2 M20As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Straggly shrub to 1m in degraded woodland / thicket on sands.-x000D- Spirit material: flw and fr.2
108687001 Nov 1962AA Mauve
IC Verdoorn
AA Mauve
99
AA Mauve
BNRH

Inhaca Island.0Mozambique M0As Asparagus cooperi in BNRH. Coastal bush S. of laboratory. Liane creeping in trees. Woody spiny base.2
108801001 Nov 1923T Honey
T Honey
775
BNRH

#VALUE!0Mozambique ?0As Asparagus shirensis in BNRH. Companhia de Mo‡ambique, Departi‡ao Agricultura.2

Total records found: 28



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Asparagus africanus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=114740, retrieved 4 December 2020

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