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Common name

English: White Asparagus

German: Weißstängeliger Spargel

Portuguese: Estrepes

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Asparagales (72)

        Family: Asparagaceae (30)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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