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Common name

English: Prickly Asparagus

German: Blattloser Spargel

Portuguese: Espargo-bravo-maior

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2596)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2495)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Asparagales (44)

        Family: Asparagaceae (30)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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