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Family: ASPARAGACEAE 

 Myrsiphyllum asparagoides
 


Photo from
Buskland Friendly Nursery Scheme.

  
Author:  Carl Ludwig von Willdenow 1808
Family:  Asparagaceae
Habitat:  Central, Southern Africa, Namibia (Australia)
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Greenish-White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Bridal Creeper, Bridal Veil Creeper, Florists' Smilax
Synonyms:  Medeola asparagoides Linné 1753. Hecatris asparagoides Salisbury 1866. Asparagus asparagoides W. Wight 1909. Asparagus medeoloides, Carl Peter Thunberg 1794


Photo from Australian Weeds.

   This member of the Asparagaceae family was given this name by Carl Ludwig von Willdenow in 1808. It is found in the central and southern Africa and Namibia. It grows in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The two centimetres thick branching rhizomes have numerous tubers. The vines can grow up to six meters. The flowers are greenish-white.

This is a winter grower.