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Asparagus (genus)

Index Asparagus (genus)

Asparagus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Asparagoideae. [1]

54 relations: Agromyzidae, Asparagaceae, Asparagoideae, Asparagus, Asparagus (genus), Asparagus acutifolius, Asparagus aethiopicus, Asparagus asparagoides, Asparagus beetle, Asparagus capensis, Asparagus curillus, Asparagus densiflorus, Asparagus falcatus, Asparagus flagellaris, Asparagus lignosus, Asparagus nesiotes, Asparagus persicus, Asparagus racemosus, Asparagus rubicundus, Asparagus scandens, Asparagus setaceus, Asparagus virgatus, Australia, Beet armyworm, Botrytis cinerea, Carl Linnaeus, Coleophora lineapulvella, Crioceris duodecimpunctata, CSIRO, Evergreen, Flowering plant, Ghost moth, Invasive species, Larva, Laurel forest, Lepidoptera, Liana, Macaronesia, National Pest Plant Accord, Nutmeg (moth), Ophiomyia simplex, Ornamental plant, Perennial plant, Phylloclade, Plant reproductive morphology, Puccinia asparagi, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Small fan-footed wave, Species, Tephritidae, ..., Tertiary, Turnip moth, Understory, World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Expand index (4 more) »


The Agromyzidae are a family commonly referred to as the leaf-miner flies, for the feeding habits of their larvae, most of which are leaf miners on various plants.

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Asparagaceae is a family of flowering plants, placed in the order Asparagales of the monocots.

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Asparagoideae is a subfamily of monocot flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, order Asparagales, according to the APG III system of 2009.

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Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennial plant species in the genus Asparagus.

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Asparagus (genus)

Asparagus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Asparagoideae.

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Asparagus acutifolius

Asparagus acutifolius, common name wild asparagus, is an evergreen perennial plant belonging to the genus Asparagus.

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Asparagus aethiopicus

Asparagus aethiopicus, Sprenger's asparagus, is a plant native to the Cape Provinces and the Northern Provinces of South Africa.

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Asparagus asparagoides

Asparagus asparagoides, commonly known as bridal creeper, bridal-veil creeper, gnarboola, smilax or smilax asparagus, is a herbaceous climbing plant of the family Asparagaceae native to eastern and southern Africa.

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Asparagus beetle

Crioceris or asparagus beetle is a genus of the family Chrysomelidae of beetles.

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Asparagus capensis

Asparagus capensis ("Katdoring") is a dense, thorny, shrub of the Asparagus genus, that is indigenous to South Africa and Namibia.

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Asparagus curillus

Asparagus curillus is a shrub distributed in the tropical and temperate climate (1000 – 2250 meter altitude) of the central Himalaya.

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Asparagus densiflorus

Asparagus densiflorus (asparagus fern, plume asparagus, foxtail fern) is an evergreen perennial plant, closely related to the vegetable asparagus, and native to southern Africa from Mozambique to South Africa.

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Asparagus falcatus

Asparagus falcatus (Sicklethorn, Large Forest Asparagus, Imblekazana or Doringtou) is a large, thorny, climbing plant of the Asparagus genus, that is indigenous to South Africa and Mozambique.

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Asparagus flagellaris

Asparagus flagellaris is a flowering plant that is native to tropical Africa.

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Asparagus lignosus

Asparagus lignosus ("Katdoring") is a thorny, spindly creeper of the Asparagus genus, that is indigenous to the south-western Cape of South Africa.

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Asparagus nesiotes

Asparagus nesiotes is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Canary Islands and the Savage Islands.

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Asparagus persicus

Asparagus persicus, is a flowering plant that grows between 800-1700 and is native to Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, China, Russia.

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Asparagus racemosus

Asparagus racemosus (satavar, shatavari, or shatamull) is a species of asparagus common throughout Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and the Himalayas.

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Asparagus rubicundus

Asparagus rubicundus ("Wild Asparagus") is a fluffy, thorny shrub of the Asparagus genus, that is indigenous to South Africa and southern Namibia.

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Asparagus scandens

Asparagus scandens, (also known as Climbing Asparagus fern or Krulkransie) is a plant native to South Africa in the Asparagus genus.

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Asparagus setaceus

Asparagus setaceus, commonly known as common asparagus fern, lace fern, climbing asparagus, or ferny asparagus, is a climbing plant in the genus Asparagus.

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Asparagus virgatus

Asparagus virgatus is a plant indigenous to South Eastern Africa.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Beet armyworm

The beet armyworm or small mottled willow moth (Spodoptera exigua) is one of the best-known agricultural pest insects.

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Botrytis cinerea

Botrytis cinerea ("botrytis" from Ancient Greek botrys (βότρυς) meaning "grapes" plus the New Latin suffix -itis for disease) is a necrotrophic fungus that affects many plant species, although its most notable hosts may be wine grapes.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Coleophora lineapulvella

Coleophora lineapulvella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family.

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Crioceris duodecimpunctata

Crioceris duodecimpunctata or Spotted Asparagus Beetle is a species of shining leaf beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae, subfamily Criocerinae.

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The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.

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In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Ghost moth

The ghost moth (Hepialus humuli), also known as the ghost swift, is a moth of the family Hepialidae.

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Invasive species

An invasive species is a species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and that has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health.

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A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.

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Laurel forest

Laurel forest, also called laurisilva or laurissilva, is a type of subtropical forest found in areas with high humidity and relatively stable, mild temperatures.

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Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes butterflies and moths (both are called lepidopterans).

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A liana is any of various long-stemmed, woody vines that are rooted in the soil at ground level and use trees, as well as other means of vertical support, to climb up to the canopy to get access to well-lit areas of the forest.

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Macaronesia is a collection of four archipelagos in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the continents of Europe and Africa.

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National Pest Plant Accord

The National Pest Plant Accord (NPPA) is a New Zealand agreement that identifies pest plants that are prohibited from sale and commercial propagation and distribution.

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Nutmeg (moth)

The nutmeg (Anarta trifolii or Hadula trifolii), also known as the clover cutworm, is a moth of the family Noctuidae.

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Ophiomyia simplex

The asparagus miner (Ophiomyia simplex Loew; Diptera; Agromyzidae) is a specialist insect that lives on asparagus plants (Asparagus officinalis L.) and is a problem for asparagus growers.

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Ornamental plant

Ornamental plants are plants that are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, for cut flowers and specimen display.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives more than two years.

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Phylloclades and cladodes are flattened, photosynthetic shoots, which are usually considered to be modified branches.

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Plant reproductive morphology

Plant reproductive morphology is the study of the physical form and structure (the morphology) of those parts of plants directly or indirectly concerned with sexual reproduction.

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Puccinia asparagi

Puccinia asparagi is the causative agent of asparagus rust.

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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Small fan-footed wave

The small fan-footed wave (Idaea biselata) is a moth of the family Geometridae.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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The Tephritidae are one of two fly families referred to as fruit flies, the other family being the Drosophilidae.

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Tertiary is the former term for the geologic period from 65 million to 2.58 million years ago, a timespan that occurs between the superseded Secondary period and the Quaternary.

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Turnip moth

The turnip moth (Agrotis segetum) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.

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In forestry and ecology, understory (or understorey, underbrush, undergrowth) comprises plant life growing beneath the forest canopy without penetrating it to any great extent, but above the forest floor.

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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

The World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (usually abbreviated to WCSP) is an "international collaborative programme that provides the latest peer reviewed and published opinions on the accepted scientific names and synonyms of selected plant families." Maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, it is available online, allowing searches for the names of families, genera and species, as well as the ability to create checklists.

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Elachanthera, Hecatris, Myrsiphyllum, Protasparagus.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus_(genus)

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