Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop (Bothalia 9: 51. 1966.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Saba, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (exotic), Hispaniola (exotic)[], Puerto Rico (exotic)[], Virgin Islands (exotic) ( St. Thomas, ) ], Bahamas (exotic), North America (exotic), Old World (native: Africa),
Common Names: Abeto (Puerto Rico), Ala de pájaro (Puerto Rico), Asparagus (L. Antilles), Asparagus fern (Dominican Republic), Asparagus-fern (Bahamas), Céfiro (Dominican Republic), Fern (L. Antilles), Helecho plumoso (Puerto Rico), Mousseline (Haiti), Mousseline (L. Antilles), Velo de novia (Cuba),
Synonyms: Asparagus plumosus Baker (J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14: 613. 1875.), Protasparagus setaceus (Kunth) Oberm. (S. African J. Bot. 2(3): 244. 1983.),
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