Species Asparagus bechuanicus Welw. ex Baker (Wild asparagus)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Liliopsida
  • --- order: Asparagales
  • ---- family: Asparagaceae
  • ----- species: Asparagus bechuanicus
Characteristics:greyish-green shrub, up to 6m tall, the branches bear sharp spines, instead of leaves they have modified stems the cladodes, the flowers are cream-white, the fruit is a red to orange berry
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 60
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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