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Asparagus officinalis

Taxonomy ID: 4686 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4686)
current name
Asparagus officinalis L., 1753
Genbank common name: garden asparagus
NCBI BLAST name: monocots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Asparagus litoralis
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; Asparagales; Asparagaceae; Asparagoideae; Asparagus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 82,240 82,236
Protein 65,632 65,629
Structure 2 2
Genome 1 1
Popset 416 416
GEO Datasets 100 100
PubMed Central 1,074 1,073
Gene 32,433 32,433
SRA Experiments 835 835
Identical Protein Groups 51,169 51,167
BioProject 41 41
BioSample 904 904
Assembly 1 1
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

GRIN taxonomy
Name verified on date of entry into database in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
FNA - Asparagus
Straley GB and Utech FH. 2002. Asparagus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 313. 1753; Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 147. 1754. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 26: Magnoliophyta: Liliidae: Liliales and Orchidales. New York and Oxford. On-line version.
Flora of China - Liliaceae
Xinqi Chen et al. 2000. Liliaceae. In Wu, Z. Y. & P. H. Raven, eds. Flora of China. Vol. 24 (Flagellariaceae through Marantaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online at Flora of China:
TROPICOS (Feb 27, 2012)
Name accessed on 27 February 2012 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:
Euro+Med Plantbase
Name verified on date of entry into database in: The Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. W. Greuter (Ed.) Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem.
Monocot Checklist (Feb 27, 2012)
Name accessed on 27 February 2012 in: World Checklist of Monocotyledons (2004). The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet.
African Plant Database (Mar 06, 2012)
Name accessed on 6 March 2012 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Asparagus officinalis
Genome view: 10 chromosomes
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Asparagus officinalis (Dum) Corb. taxonomy/phylogenetic Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Asparagus officinalis taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Asparagus officinalis (L.) herbarium/museum collections PlantaeDB, University of Bucharest
Asparagus officinalis taxonomy/phylogenetic Plants of the World Online
Asparagus officinalis taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Asparagus officinalis L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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WebScipio: Asparagus officinalis organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
Asparagus officinalis (Dum) Corb. taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
diArk: Asparagus officinalis organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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