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Asparagus asparagoides

   (Family: Asparagaceae)
Afrikaans: Katdoring English: Asparagus, Bridal creeper  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 3m
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Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Fynbos
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Flower colours
Flower type
  Flower info
  Solitary, nodding white flowers in the axils, the tepals joined below into a short tibe and the stamens erect in the centre.
Leaf shape EDIT
  Leaf info EDIT
  Oval false leaves.
Fruit type EDIT
  Seed info EDIT
  Fleshy berry.
Description EDIT
Scrambler to 3m, with many small, spindle-shaped tubers arising directly from the rhizome.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Widespread in bush throughout southern and tropical Africa.
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Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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