Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Asparagus
Family: Asparagaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
volubilis
NOTES

A scandent , spineless climber with zigzag stems and narrowly elliptic, several-veined cladodes. The plant smells of garlic when crushed.


AUTHORITY
Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Creeper
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Nodding white flowers with tepals which are fused below and straight filaments are borne solitary in the leaf axils
Colour: White
Common Name
Cape smilax
Breeblaarklimop
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the bush on the Geelhout side
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Backache
Used by local coloured community according to Lucas Plaatjies. Exact use not specified
Months
June
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Myrsiphyllum volubile
Asparagus asparagoides



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