Asparagus albus Thunb.

Common name

English: White Asparagus

German: Weißstängeliger Spargel

Portuguese: Estrepes

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Asparagales (42)

        Family: Asparagaceae (28) (family description)

          Genus: Asparagus (7)

           Epithet: albus Thunb. (7)

Synonyms: Asparagopsis alba Kunth, Asparagus pallidus Salisb.

alba => white

albus => dead white, without lustre

pallidus => somewhat pallid

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

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

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