Asparagus aphyllus L.

Common name

English: Prickly Asparagus

German: Blattloser Spargel

Portuguese: Espargo-bravo-maior

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Liliopsida (329)

      Order: Liliales (140)

        Family: Asparagaceae (20) (family description)

          Genus: Asparagus (7)

           Epithet: aphyllus L. (1)

aphyllus => without leaves

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Asparagus aphyllus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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