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Common name

English: White Asphodels

German: Ästiger Affodill

Portuguese: Abrótea-da-primavera, Asfódelo-ramalhudo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Liliaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Asphodelus (2)

            Epithet: ramosus Murr. (1)

Synonyms: Asphodelus affinis Parl., Asphodelus audibertii Req. ex Schult. & Schult.f., Asphodelus crinipes Jord., Asphodelus fuscatus Jord. & Fourr., Asphodelus littoralis Jord., Asphodelus messeniacus Heldr. ex Halácsy, Asphodelus microcarpus Viv., Asphodelus morisianus Parl., Asphodelus nervosus Pomel, Asphodelus olbiensis Jord. & Fourr., Asphodelus stoechadensis Jord. & Fourr., Asphodelus tardiflorus Jord.

affinis => similar, related, of near alliance

fuscatus => dark, dusky, brown

littoralis => found on the seashore

nervosus => with prominent nerves or veins

olbiensis => from Hyères, France (the Hellenic city of Olbia)

ramosus => having many branches

tardiflorus => late-flowering

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Asphodelus ramosus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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