Asparagus capitatus Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14: 607 (1875) (syn: Protasparagus capitatus (Baker) Kamble);
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E. Afghanistan to W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;
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id request Asparagus: 4 high res. images.

Please check the attached images of Asparagus, it seems filicinus for me. Captured Garhwal Uttarakhand.
1200 amsl.
Caldodes – tuft of 10-12.

Asparagus capitatus Baker ??


Wild or cultivated ? Can you please post full plant / habitat image??


I think it looks different as per specimens in GBIF.


Do you have an image showing the full plant ?
Looks different from images and references at Asparagus filicinus
Also I could not find a match as per comparative images at Asparagus


attaching few more images of the same, please have a look.
3 high res. images.


What are the species reported from the area?


species of Asparagus as per Flora of District Garhwal are as under

A.adscendens
A.capitatus
A.filicinus
A.curillus
A.racemosus


Check with A.filicinus 

It appears close to images at Asparagus adscendens Roxb.
Looks different from images and references at Asparagus filicinus


Asparagus curillus also looks close as per GBIF specimen- one
Also see specimens of Asparagus adscendens at GBIF- onetwo and three (appears spiny).

We have to find out the keys between the two.
Can you post the keys ?


Can you post the keys ?



Based on these keys, it should be Asparagus capitatus Baker as initially suggested by … and as per GBIF specimens- onetwothree


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of Pakistan  India Biodiversity Portal

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